Although minorities overall are becoming better represented in entertainment, that progress largely hasn’t touched Latinos.
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The UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report suggests the industry must do more to meet the moment.
Voter suppression measures tend to disproportionately affect communities of color. Professors urge members of the public to take action.
UCLA anthropology professor Jason De León is raising awareness about the stories of the people who migrate across the Sonoran Desert between Mexico and the U.S.
Sonja Diaz, the founding director of the Latino Policy & Politics Initiative, understands how research can directly result in legislation that serves society’s needs.
UCLA’s Laura Gómez, a renowned scholar of race and ethnicity, provides essential context for today’s politics in “Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism.”
A new UCLA report is intended to dispel a common misconception that immigration policy is a top-of-mind issue for Latino voters.
Shannon Speed, director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center, notes that for the first time there are mainstream calls to finally address structural inequality.
The name “UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano and Central American Studies” was approved for the 2019-20 academic year.
Movie studios can expect to lose up to $130 million per film when authentic diversity is absent from their storytelling, a UCLA report shows.
A new UCLA report recommends that state and local officials develop plans to retrain members of the Latino workforce for jobs in the digital economy.
A new update from campus leadership outlines the progress that has been made and highlights several new initiatives.
Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, 67, passionate advocate for honesty about the incarceration of Japanese Americans
Hirabayashi was the first professor in the United States to hold an endowed chair focused on the wartime confinement of Japanese Americans.
The gift is the largest ever contribution that a tribe has made to a law school and one of the biggest in history from a tribe to a university.
The ambitious paper illuminates the barriers to success that limited many of the city’s residents even before COVID-19 but have been exacerbated since the pandemic began.
UCLA School of Law’s E. Tendayi Achiume explains how the U.S. is out of sync with international human rights law — and how we can rectify that.
UCLA works to fulfill its commitment to supporting and protecting all members of its community.
Research revealed that over 88% of residents with temporary protected status are in the labor force, and that almost 11% are self-employed.
Mays will work with leaders across campus to help guide and strengthen UCLA’s efforts to support the Black Bruin family.
Led by Sarah Haley, professor of gender and African American studies, the mission is to support and develop Black feminist scholarship and ideas among the campus community.
Celebrating prominent African American women who played a critical role in the fight for women’s suffrage.
Q&A with UCLA’s Ninez Ponce and alumna Karla Thomas on how these overlooked communities fight to be seen amid the pandemic.
The projected undercount will disproportionately hurt the poor and people of color, UCLA researchers warn.
The online gathering was a unique opportunity for fledgling public policy experts to help make history.
Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris: Faculty share insights on selection of first Black and Asian American woman for VP candidate
UCLA political and gender studies experts offer their thoughts on the history-making announcement.