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Toasting Social Welfare’s Diamond Anniversary

Alumni, faculty, students and friends gather to celebrate 75 years of advancing justice.
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L.A. County Supervisor Advocates ‘Poverty Disruption’ at Luskin Lecture

Holly Mitchell wants to reweave the social safety net with an equity focus in the wake of COVID-19 and the stark inequalities it exposed.
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UCLA Public Policy Community Celebrates Exceptional Alumni and Students

Reception highlights the 'incredible, influential, important, world-transforming things our alumni are doing.'
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Robert Fairlie Appointed Chair of Public Policy at UCLA Luskin

Distinguished scholar has nearly three decades of teaching and research in the University of California system.
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Shining a Light on Hidden Corners of Environmental Injustice

Catherine Coleman Flowers fights for the health and dignity of rural communities where water and sanitation systems are failing.

Gerry Laviña, Paying It Forward and Passing the Torch

‘You cannot do this work alone,’ says longtime field education faculty leader as he prepares to retire after four decades at UCLA.
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Luskin School Reaches Top 10 Among Public Affairs Schools Nationwide

Subcategory rankings include seventh in urban policy and ninth in social policy.
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New Roadmap for 1st Comprehensive Assessment of U.S. Drinking Water Quality

UCLA Luskin researchers and Rural Community Assistance Partnership Incorporated plan to implement the recommendations over five years.

‘We’re Beginning the Work of Rewriting the Next Chapter of Los Angeles History’

Top officials join scholars and advocates to tackle the region's most pressing problems at the fifth annual UCLA Luskin Summit.

In Memoriam: Margaret I. FitzSimmons, Former UCLA Urban Planning Scholar

She was a respected UC geographer and professor emerita at UC Santa Cruz who focused on water and the environment in California.