Community Partners

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

Challenging the Problematic Description of Being "Articulate While Black"

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Dr. H. Samy Alim, UCLA Professor of Anthropology and David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Division of Social Sciences, and Dr. Geneva Smitherman, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Emerita, recently released an opinion…

CPL Releases New Research on the Lost Wages Assistance Program in California

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The UCLA California Policy Lab (CPL) recently released a new Data Point focused on the "Lost Wages Assistance" program that started on September 7th in California. After Congress couldn't come to an agreement about a second stimulus plan, the…

CSW Policy Brief Series 2020 Presents Confronting the Carceral State: Reimagining Justice

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In 2019, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) collected Policy Briefs on the theme “Confronting the Carceral State, Reimagining Justice.” The call for submissions was developed by CSW Director Grace Hong and the Black Feminism…

Workers and Learners’ Experiences in Los Angeles County

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By Sophia L. Ángeles, Graduate Student Researcher; Janna Shadduck-Hernández, Project Director, UCLA Labor Center; and Saba Waheed, Research Director, UCLA Labor Center This past June, the UCLA Labor Center, in collaboration with the Los…

UCLA LPPI and Alianza for Youth Justice Release a New "Call to Action" Report on the Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System

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UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) and the Alianza for Youth Justice have released a new "Call to Action" report titled "The Latinx DATA GAP in the Youth Justice System." This report shows that inconsistent data collection methods…

LA Social Science Presents "Conversations with Changemakers" Featuring Dr. Scot Brown Discussing Black Cultural Production

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Dr. Scot Brown, a UCLA professor and musician, talks with LA Social Science about his published books, current music project, and future research projects. Interview Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 1:21 - Is there a book or an album that…