Entries by cbarrera

What Immigrant-Serving Nonprofits Need Funders to Understand After the 2016 Election

Since the 2016 Presidential Election, immigrant-serving nonprofit organizations have been working in a political climate characterized by rhetoric and actions targeting minorities and immigrants. Through the Graduate Student Working Group, Social Protections in the New Administration: Nonprofit Responses Amidst Political Changes, C. Aujean Lee, Rachel Wells, Silvia Gonzalez, and Susan Baik examined how nonprofits have been affected by the November 2016 […]

New Study Documents Lack of Economic Progress in South L.A. Over the Past 50 Years

Researchers at UCLA Luskin’s Center for Neighborhood Knowledge list inequities in wages, housing, education, and transportation In the half-century since the Kerner Commission’s report on urban unrest, South Los Angeles has experienced little economic progress, according to a new study by the Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, part of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. […]

Video of INDIVISIBLE and the Resistance

Printable .pdf flyer INDIVISIBLE and the Resistance took place at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Speakers: Billy Fleming, Indivisible Guide Co-Author Moderated by: Ananya Roy, Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare, and Geography; Director, Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin In conversation with: Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, Assistant Director, UCLA Asian American […]

Activist-in-Residence Program

With a shared commitment to advance democracy through research and alliances with civil rights organizations and progressive social movements, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin have partnered to offer UCLA’s Activist-in-Residence Program during the 2018 Winter and Spring Quarters.

Community Experiences on Million-Dollar Blocks in Los Angeles

“At a cost quickly approaching $1 billion annually, more than 17,000 people are incarcerated every night in county jails and city lockups. But not every neighborhood within Los Angeles is equally impacted by L.A.’s massive jail system.” Million Dollar Hoods is an ongoing research project that is mapping the neighborhoods where the Los Angeles County […]