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337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

October 2016

Luskin Innovators Speaker Series: Featuring Jon Christensen

Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

UCLA professor and journalist Jon Christensen discusses his new report “Environmental Bonds Should Equitably Benefit All Communities: Looking Forward Based on an Analysis of Prop 84.”

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How Cities trump Trump: Urban Pragmatism vs Toxic Campaign Demagoguery

Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Democratic political theorist Benjamin Barber will bring his experience with cities and the Global Parliament of Mayors to bear on the toxic national election.

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November 2016

Urban Planning Admissions Open House

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm-8:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Prospective MURP and PhD students learn about the program, app process, courses, hear from students, and tour the campus.

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Urban Planning Admissions Open House Reception

Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Prospective students chat with faculty about their research & teaching and meet our great students.

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U.S. Armed Forces: Women Who Serve – Past, Present, and Future

Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Discuss women’s roles in the U.S. military across active duty, reserve component, and veteran status. Free CEUs offered.

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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation in welcoming Mary Ellen Hannibal as she discusses her new book, Citizen Scientist, over refreshments and hors d’oeuvres.

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January 2017

Luskin Innovators: What Makes a Great City

Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

What makes a great city? For city planner and architect Alexander Garvin, greatness is not just about the most beautiful, convenient, or well-managed city. It is about what people can do.

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February 2017

Professional Etiquette

Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm-8:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Using real life examples, Jonathan will explain the “Do’s and Don’ts” of professional etiquette — with emphasis on the Dont’s!

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Free

This Is What Resistance Looks Like

Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Dedicated to mobilizing the power of knowledge and critical analysis to challenge the normalization of the politics, language, and actions of Donald Trump’s presidency.

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Luskin Innovators: Chasing Water

Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Water scarcity is intensifying around the world, with dire consequences. Water expert Brian Richter argues that sustainable water sharing can only happen through open, democratic dialogue and local collective action.

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Free

Day of Remembrance 75th Anniversary: Executive Orders Disrupting Lives

Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us to mark the passage of 75 years since the signing of executive order 9066, the action by President Roosevelt that led to the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.

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April 2017

Free

Wachs Transportation Lecture with Joseph Schofer

Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join Joseph Schofer Ph.D. of Northwestern University who will present "When Forecasting Fails: Making Infrastructure Decisions in an Uncertain World" at the annual Wachs Lecture.

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May 2017

Free

PT. III: Gente Sí, Gentrify No: Resisting Displacement in Boyle Heights

May 9 @ 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Activists, residents, and community members will come together to discuss the struggle against gentrification and displacement in Boyle Heights.

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November 2017

Free

INDIVISIBLE and the Resistance

Nov 7 @ 3:30 pm-5:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin invites you to the "INDIVISIBLE and the Resistance" event on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

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May 2018

Free

The South Los Angeles Homeownership Crisis

May 7 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Discussion of findings from study by the Center for Neighborhood Knowledge. Our panelists will examine what progress has been made in South LA, if any, in the domain of housing since the 1960s.

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October 2018

Urban Planning Information Session

Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join us to learn more about the Master of Regional and Urban Planning (MURP) program at UCLA Luskin!

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November 2018

Urban Planning Admissions Open House

Nov 5 @ 12:30 pm-8:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Prospective MURP and PhD students learn about the program, meet with students and faculty, visit classes, and learn about the application process.

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January 2019

Career Fair Prep Workshop January 22

Jan 22 @ 12:30 pm-1:45 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

We are providing Career Fair Prep workshops to ready you for the Fair. Learn how to communicate your purpose, highlight strengths, and make a strong first impression. We will cover: How to navigate a career fair Tips to perfect your elevator pitch Researching participating organizations Ways to create a mini info interview session to develop questions for recruiters Resume basics and quick check This is a brown bag event - bring your lunch!!

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Career Fair Prep Workshop January 23

Jan 23 @ 12:30 pm-1:45 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

We are providing Career Fair Prep workshops to ready you for the Fair. Learn how to communicate your purpose, highlight strengths, and make a strong first impression. We will cover: How to navigate a career fair Tips to perfect your elevator pitch Researching participating organizations Ways to create a mini info interview session to develop questions for recruiters Resume basics and quick check This is a brown bag event - bring your lunch!!

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February 2019

Housing Justice in #UnequalCities, Part 2

Feb 1 @ 9:00 am-6:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Join the Institute on Inequality and Democracy's conference: "A Network at the Intersection of Scholarship, Global Partnership, and the Politics of Housing."

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Free

Coupling More Housing with Transit

Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

Presentation of the recently released UCLA Lewis Center's report "Transit Oriented Los Angeles" and a discussion of Los Angeles’ Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) Affordable Housing Incentive Program.

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May 2019

Free

LA Podcast Live! BIG QUESTIONS

May 9 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies hosts LA Podcast for its first live recording, taking place at UCLA Luskin.

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Free

Planning for the Housing That Greater L.A. Needs

May 15 @ 12:15 pm-1:45 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

For the third installment in the 2018-19 Housing, Equity and Community series, this event will discuss the regional planning process for housing in California.

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Free

Designing the 30-Minute City

May 16 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Room 2355 Luskin School of Public Affairs Building, 337 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States

The 12th annual Martin Wachs Distinguished Lecture in Transportation will focus on the measurement of accessibility, why it matters, and how it might affect traveler behavior, institutional behavior and public policy.

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