Community Partners

Recent posts that review some of the ways in which we engage with our community partners.

Dean’s Fund for the Study of Diversity and Racial Inequality Accepting Grad Student Applications

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In light of the reawakened reckoning on racial justice issues and other historical and contemporary inequalities, the UCLA Division of Social Sciences is turning its attention and support to its graduate students. The newly established Dean’s…

Professor Shana Redmond Elected American Studies Association President

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Dr. Shana L. Redmond, UCLA professor in the departments of African American Studies and Global Jazz Studies Musicology, has been elected President of the American Studies Association (ASA) from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024. The association…

UCLA’s Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón Awarded $100,000 as Inaugural Latino Film Institute Scholar

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Academy Award®-nominated actor Edward James Olmos announced today that the Latino Film Institute (LFI) has named Dr. Ana-Christina Ramón, director of research and civic engagement of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California,…

UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute Supports the #JustSayHello Campaign and Challenge

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The UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute (BKI) is supporting the "Just Say Hello" campaign to help bridge the racial divide. This is a small gesture with a big message. The #JustSayHelloChallenge encourages people to Just Say Hello to somebody…

Inaugural Seminar of the New U.S. Census Federal Statistical Research Data Center Series on 3/31

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                    "The Micro-Level Determinants of White-Black Segregation: Beyond Spatial Assimilation and Place Stratification" Presented by Amber Crowell March 31st @ 1:00 pm ET, 10:00 am PT Dr.…

CPL’s New Research Finds Sharp Increase in Share of Unemployed/Under-Employed Workers Who Receive UI Benefits in CA

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The UCLA California Policy Lab (CPL) recently released a new analysis of California unemployment insurance (UI) claims as part of a policy briefs series publishing research conducted in partnership with the Labor Market Information Division…