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…

Dr. Frasure-Yokley Profiled by PBS NewsHour for Her Work with UCLA's First-Generation College Students

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May 16, 2018 Dr. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, Associate Professor of Political Science, was recently profiled by the PBS NewsHour to discuss her important work with UCLA’s first-generation college students.  This new retention initiative…

Dr. Lytle Hernandez and Million Dollar Hoods to be Honored with Freedom Now Award on June 16

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May 15, 2018 Professor Kelly Lytle Hernandez and Million Dollar Hoods will be honored by the Los Angeles Community Action Network with a Freedom Now Award for their groundbreaking digital mapping project that uses police data…

UCLA's Beltran-Sanchez receives the Early Achievement Award from the Population Association of America

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May 4, 2018 Assistant Professor Hiram Beltran-Sanchez, of the UCLA Division of Social Sciences’ California Center for Population Research (CCPR) and Department of Community Health Sciences, was recently awarded the Early Achievement…

Million Dollar Hoods Goes to Sacramento

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May 4, 2018 Last week, Dr. Kelly Lytle Hernandez, professor of History and African American Studies and the interim director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, along with Associate Professor Chandra…