Challenges

The work of the Division of Social Sciences at UCLA is motivated by challenges in the real world.

Informing Policy in Real Time: UCLA LPPI in Sacramento

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By Celina Avalos and Sonja Diaz On May 20, 2019, the UCLA…

Health, Wealth, & Power: A Student's Perspective

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By Vianney Gomez and Celina Avalos As policy fellows with…

Stemming the Rise of Latino Homelessness: Lessons from Los Angeles County [LPPI Report]

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Earlier this year, in collaboration with Dr. Melissa Chinchilla,…

Tip Work: Examining the Relational Dynamics of Tipping beyond the Service Counter

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By Eli R. Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University…

Workers in Retailing Fight for a Fair Schedule

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On Saturday, March 2nd, the front page of the Business section…

Bargaining for the Common Good: An Analysis of the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike

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By Betty Hung, Staff Director, and Kent Wong, Director, UCLA…

UCLA Lecturer Works as Lead Attorney on Texas Voter Purge Case

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These last two weeks, a court in San Antonio, Texas has taken…

Testimony on Voting Rights Issues

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The U.S. House Committee on Administration was authorized…