Social services professionals and scholars gather at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to share best practices about working with Latinx people in California.
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Longtime civil rights activist Paul Von Blum helped organize “Creative Souls” at the Watts Towers Arts Center.
An economic model developed by two professors suggests affirmative action programs can boost economic output, if done right.
A week of activities commemorating civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 UCLA visit will kick off on April 17.
#UCLAForAll funds will help ensure undocumented and international students have enough money for class materials, housing, food and other support services.
Upon the 50th anniversary of his death, six African-American faculty members ponder how to advance his agenda of equality and justice.
Experts at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion say the mega-hit will inspire more inclusion if the industry internalizes its many lessons.
Event at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs served as a way to one day help diversify the ranks of urban planners.
The UCLA-led research suggests that the ‘unexpected’ reason is a jump in heart disease risk for whites.
UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center is holding a two-day conference this weekend looking back at a critical moment in the Civil Rights Era.
More than 400 people attended the event, which featured an array of speakers from UCLA, the community and local government.
UCLA alumnae and film and TV veterans Gina Prince-Bythewood and Felicia D. Henderson share experiences with fighting for representation and advice for aspiring writers.
During the Winston C. Doby lecture, the co-founder of the United Farms Workers outlined a history of civil rights and encouraged the audience to keep fighting for justice.
UCLA School of Law panel spotlights the disparate impact of sexual harassment and assault on racial minorities, low-wage workers and immigrants.
The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
As part of Black History Month, UCLA’s ‘Why History Matters’ event series bears witness to stories of black women.
UCLA’s Paul Von Blum has released two books recently one on African-American artists in Los Angeles and the other on the civil rights movement.
The partners, who also include multiple Hollywood industry groups, are trying to initiate changes around diversity, inclusion and equality efforts in the entertainment industry.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center is home to the publication’s archives, selections of which are on display at the Autry Museum as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.
The newest research center at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs aims to bring together scholars and policymakers to make better decisions on issues of interest to Latinos.
A report by UCLA’s Darnell Hunt also found that major networks’ diversity programs are failing to meaningfully improve opportunities for black writers and other writers of color.
A UCLA Nursing study found that combining education and entertainment helped encourage patients to seek therapy.
As part of UCLA Free Speech Week, a panel of lawyers and scholars debated the effects of free speech and examined who benefits and is harmed when limits are imposed.
UCLA history professor Kelly Lytle Hernández’s Million Dollar Hoods project that maps the costs of incarceration in Los Angeles is now housed at the center.
Lecturer Tananarive Due uses the acclaimed horror blockbuster and other films and books to examine how depictions of blackness have shaped real-life attitudes and prejudice.