A Call to Action

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Two-day UCLA Luskin Lecture event champions academic research to help community activists promote societal change

Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light

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Expert panelists at UCLA Luskin Social Welfare event laud recent moves to divert more youth from the criminal justice system and into programs that help them transform their lives

Panel on Youth Justice in Los Angeles

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'From Diversion to Desistance: Transforming Youth Justice in Los Angeles and Beyond' will spark critical conversations about youth justice.

A Life of Social Work Dedicated to Children and Families

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Friends and former colleagues gather in tribute to former educator Joycelyn "Joy" Crumpton, "an inspiration to everyone around her"

Watts Leadership Institute Hosts Visit by Elementary School Students

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UCLA Luskin-based initiative hosts a tour of the UCLA campus by more than 45 students from Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School in Watts.

A Grassroots Mission in Watts

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Jorja Leap and UCLA Luskin’s Watts Leadership Institute launch a 10-year initiative to build a legacy of leaders and empowerment

Social Welfare professor receives grant to create center in Watts

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Jorja Leap awarded a $200,000 two-year funding commitment

Leap Honors Dads in 'Project Fatherhood'

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In her new book, Social Welfare professor Jorja Leap tells stories of former gang members who have decided to commit to their roles as fathers

Jorja Leap

Jorja Leap has been a member of the UCLA faculty…

Jorja Leap's Gang Expertise Tapped by Media

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The Social Welfare professor has been quoted extensively about gang related trends and behavior.