Community Partners

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

LA Social Science Community Conversations Featuring UCLA Medical School Dr. Tomer Begaz

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LA Social Science spoke with Dr. Tomer Begaz, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at UCLA-Olive View Medical Center, about his recent "Golden Apple"…

L.A. Times Features Professor Hunter and Prominent L.A. Writers Discussing the City's Racial Past and Present

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In this important piece featured in the Los Angeles Times, UCLA's Dr. Marcus Anthony Hunter, Scott Waugh Endowed Chair in the Division of the Social Sciences, professor of sociology, and chair of the department of African American Studies,…

UCLA California Policy Lab's Latest Policy Brief Highlights the Difficulties CA. Workers Continue to Experience as the Economy Re-Opens

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The UCLA California Policy Lab has released their fourth policy brief focused on Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims in California since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March. The latest policy brief, "An Analysis of Unemployment Insurance…

California Policy Lab Releases Brief on California Unemployment Insurance Claims During Pandemic

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The California Policy Lab (CPL), in partnership with the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department, has been analyzing daily initial Unemployment Insurance claims during this pandemic. The COVID-19…

UCLA LPPI Brief Finds L.A. Black & Latino Neighborhoods Lack Resources During Safer-at-Home Order

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On May 19, 2020, UCLA's Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, and Ong and Associates (an economic and policy analysis consulting firm) issued the brief, "Struggling to Stay Home: How COVID-19…

UCLA Project Tracks COVID-19 Case Rate by Tribal Nation

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As many states begin to reopen after the coronavirus shutdown, American Indian communities are reporting some of the highest rates of COVID-19. With Professors Randall Akee, Shannon Speed, and Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear as the lead researchers,…