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UCLA LPPI Centers Latinas in the Struggle for Reproductive Freedoms

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UCLA LPPI Centers Latinas in the Struggle for Reproductive Freedoms Following the Overturning of Roe v. Wade By Alise Brillault The UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute (UCLA LPPI) elevates research that applies a Latina lens on emerging…
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Cartographic Memory – w author Juan Herrera (video)

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New book "Cartographic Memory: Social Movement Activism and the Production of Space" maps Chicana/o and LatinX activism and space creation in 1960s Fruitvale, Oakland California. UCLA Geography professor and author Dr. Juan Herrera discusses…

The Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions in Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow

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The Role of Hispanic Serving Institutions in Preparing the Leaders of Tomorrow By Alise Brillault As one of the youngest and fastest-growing demographic groups in the United States, Latinos are key to the future success of our nation…
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The Trump Paradox – w author Raúl Hinojosa (video)

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The Trump Paradox: Migration, Trade, and Racial Politics in US-Mexico Integration - A collection of essays from top scholars in the US and Mexico. LA Social Science spoke with UCLA professor Raúl Hinojosa, Lead Author and Editor, who discusses…

UCLA Labor Center hosts ‘Opportunity For All’ teach-in

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On Nov. 1, the UCLA Labor Center co-hosted a teach-in about the history and struggle of undocumented students to amplify the “Opportunity for All” campaign, a new statewide effort led by undocumented student organizers, the Center…
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LPPI Staff Bring Insights and Accountability to Policymaking

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New UCLA LPPI Staff Bring Insights and Accountability to Policymaking Ahead of the 2022 Midterm Elections By Mirian Palacios Cruz With the 2022 midterm elections nearing, the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute (UCLA LPPI) has been…
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UCLA LPPI Policy Fellows Fight for an Inclusive Democracy

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UCLA LPPI Policy Fellows Fight for an Inclusive Democracy During the Midterm Elections and Beyond By: Alise Brillault As we approach the 2022 midterm elections, the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute (UCLA LPPI) is working to advance…
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Trash Talk: Anti-Obama Lore and Race in the 21st Century – Video

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"Trash Talk: Anti-Obama Lore and Race in the Twenty-First Century" explores the rumors, legends, and conspiracy theories surrounding Barack Obama since his initial run for President in 2004, and continuing to present day. We spoke with author…

Engaging with the world: Q&A with Abel Valenzuela, interim dean of social sciences

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Abel Valenzuela Jr. has been a faculty member in the UCLA College’s Division of Social Sciences for nearly three decades, serving as a professor of labor studies, Chicana/o and Central American studies, and urban planning. He’s also…

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