Steve Soboroff, Wendy Greuel, Zev Yaroslavsky, Jim Newton and Antonia Hernandez discuss the Los Angeles mayoral race during a Zoom session..

Mayoral Roundtable Highlights Launch of Luskin Summit 2022

With a theme of “Research in Action,” the fourth annual series resumes with five webinars spotlighting UCLA’s role in understanding and solving issues of current public concern.
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Circumvention of Censorship in China Has Increased During COVID-19 Pandemic

People who broke through firewalls to seek health information also gained access to long-banned political content, study finds.
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Tackling Voter Dilution in California

With wins in Orange and Yolo counties, the UCLA Voting Rights Project will now focus on other states to ensure equitable representation.
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Changing the Unhoused Narrative, One Story at a Time

L.A.-based educator and podcast host is chosen as Activist-in-Residence by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

Dean’s Messages on Remote Instruction to Start Winter Quarter

UCLA Luskin modifies operations as part of COVID-19 health and safety efforts on campus amid the rapid spread of Omicron variant

Wells Fargo Provides $500,000 for LPPI, CNK Research

The grant to UCLA research groups will support policy solutions to benefit small business owners of color

Report Focuses on Deaths of Unhoused People During Pandemic

Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy analysis delves into coroner’s data between March 2020 and July 2021

Endowed Chair Awarded in Honor of Former Dean Gilliam

New social justice chair is Manisha Shah, a professor whose global policy focus includes child health and intimate partner violence

Stoll Named Director of UCLA’s Black Policy Project

A key priority is making research into the state of Black California accessible to policymakers and the public.

Gas Bill Debt Disproportionately Burdens Low-Income Neighborhoods

As California’s utility shutoff ban ends, UCLA research shows where unpaid gas utility bills proliferated amid the pandemic.