UCLA junior Ahmad Elhaija used a Strauss Foundation scholarship to help provide access to affordable, quality medical care in low-income and refugee communities.
During a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown program panelists discussed what everyday Angelenos can do about homelessness.
Economic anthropologist Hannah Appel will focus on future of finance in new role at the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
UCLA’s Dan Froot’s goal is to to have everyone start thinking about income disparity and the systems that conspire to create food insecurity.
In this Q&A, UCLA’s Jon Christensen discusses his new study of California’s Proposition 1, which was passed in 2014.
UCLA hosted scholars and activists to master the tools of research to advance safe shelter as a human right.
UCLA graduate students spent months studying ways to make sure a pending major redevelopment effort does not displace people already living there.
With release of new issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine, civic leaders, scholars and citizens discussed ‘the most pressing problem in this region.’
UCLA’s Institute on Inequality and Democracy hosts new course for graduate students across campus interested in battling housing injustice.
The professor of urban planning in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs challenges her students and lawmakers to rethink homelessness.
UCLA’s Luskin Center for History and Policy welcomed community leaders to discuss Proposition 10 as part of the ongoing “Why History Matters” series.
Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center partners with other organizations to help Los Angeles-area women by bringing classes to locations convenient for them.
UCLA Magazine: For more than 30 years, the Riordan Programs in UCLA's Anderson School of Management have helped low-income high school students envision a brighter tomorrow.
El Sereno Middle School celebrates grand opening of UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind fitness center.
Event at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs served as a way to one day help diversify the ranks of urban planners.
Students and city leaders weigh policy options regarding homelessness during annual UCLA Luskin Day at Los Angeles City Hall.
UCLA students helping teach former gang members how to resolve their conflicts peacefully find themselves transformed by the experience.
UCLA Blueprint: L.A. County struggled to help its most vulnerable, then learned some lessons.
Los Angeles Incubator Consortium brings together graduates of UCLA Law, Loyola Law School and Southwestern Law School to gain skills necessary to work in underserved communities.
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.
Three in five of the poorest, sickest residents in L.A. County opted out of a managed health care program meant to improve their access to health services.
As part of the JusticeCorps program, which UCLA helped form in 2004 with the L.A. Superior Court, students make sure clients know their rights, assist with forms and help with translations.
Results of UCLA report are the first from a national effort to reform public hospitals.
The UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs social welfare department provides lessons in social work and a diversity of experiences to first-year medical students.
Despite initiatives launched by community groups, foundations and government agencies, unemployment and poverty have worsened in most areas of South Los Angeles.