UCLA Professor Frasure-Yokley Discusses Her Electoral Research on MSNBC — Watch Video Here

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On October 8, UCLA Professor Lorrie Frasure-Yokley and UCLA LPPI policy fellow Celina Avalos were interviewed by MSNBC reporter Katy Tur. Check out the video HERE. Learn more about the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey (CMPS)…

UCLA Professor Menjivar Scheduled to Speak at DWC Congressional Briefing on 10/11

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On October 11, Professor Cecilia Menjivar will discuss asylum protections for immigrant women fleeing violence at this congressional briefing organized by the American Society of Criminology's Division on Women and Crime (DWC).  For more information,…

Celebrating Reverend Lawson’s Enduring Contributions at UCLA

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By Kent Wong Director, UCLA Labor Center Rev. James Lawson Jr., a nationally known and celebrated leader of the civil rights movement, turned ninety years old on September 22. The UCLA community has been very fortunate to have Rev.…

When They Call You a Criminal

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By Rosie Rios, Administrative Director, UCLA Prison Education Program “We, the people. We are not criminals. I am not a criminal. I am Arlena. I am beautiful. I am stardust.”                                                                                         …

Storytelling For Self and Community Healing – UCLA Event Tomorrow 9/27

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A Conversation with Dr. Beth Ribet, Co-Director and Co-Founder of Repair and UCLA Lecturer in Gender Studies and Disability Studies By Lara Drasin TOMORROW, September 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in UCLA’s Young Research Library conference…

“Janus” Challenges Unions to Organize

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By Kent Wong Director, UCLA Labor Center The Supreme Court decision in the Janus case is being celebrated by the Trump Administration as a major setback for the US labor movement, one that will undermine the last bastion of strength…

UCLA Sociologist Aliza Luft Writes About the Danger of Dehumanizing Discourse

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Dr. Luft co-authored a blog piece for The Washington Post's Monkey Cage.  This powerful piece discusses how dehumanizing discourse can prepare the way for violence over time.  The authors cite important social science research regarding…

UCLA Army ROTC: Character and Leader Development at Home and Abroad

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By Lieutenant Colonel Shannon V. Stambersky Professor and Chair, Department of Military Science For those not familiar with Army ROTC, there may be a perception that officer training solely focuses on basic “Soldier skills,” such…

UCLA and Homelessness: See. Study. Solve. May 21-24, 2018

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  We call homelessness a crisis in Los Angeles because we increasingly see the homeless in our midst every day. Yet, the invisible crisis has been with us for years, affecting even many UCLA students and staff. New Los Angeles City and County…