With release of new issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine, civic leaders, scholars and citizens discussed ‘the most pressing problem in this region.’
UCLA Blueprint: Professor Mark A. Peterson considers the Affordable Care Act the most important advance in health protection since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid.
The iconic TV producer reflected on his decades-long career in a wide-ranging discussion for the launch of the latest issue of UCLA’s public policy magazine, Blueprint.
UCLA Blueprint: L.A. County struggled to help its most vulnerable, then learned some lessons.
Panelists at UCLA event noted that now is the time for everyone who supports immigration reform to advocate for those who are undocumented.
As these communities rapidly gentrify, spurred in part by extension of the region’s rail network, soaring rents are pushing out the newest generation of immigrants and threatening their businesses.
Research shows that Americans favor citizenship for those already here, but worry about allowing more in.
Magali Delmas, an environmental economist at UCLA, has been focusing on finding the most effective strategies to motivate people to change their behavior and conserve electricity.
The L.A. Energy Atlas project, a first-of-its-kind interactive website, enables policymakers and the public to sort energy consumption and emissions by building size, neighborhood and other metrics.
Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resources Board and a UCLA faculty member, is a fierce fighter for the environment. She has championed a difficult cause without succumbing to bitterness or wallowing in the polarization that has crippled Sacramento and Washington.
California Governor Jerry Brown has been fighting for the environment for decades. He reflects on that history.
UCLA's John Rogers has devoted his research and writing to identifying inequalities in education and community-organizing for school reform.
Why are working people falling behind? A leading UCLA researcher examines the causes of widening inequality.