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  • Community engagement, trust key to reducing extremism, experts say at USC global summit

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti delivers a morning address at the USC Global Summit on Homegrown Violent Extremism. (Photo by Tom Queally) By Matthew Kredell With incidents of violent extremism occurring at an alarming rate, the Safe Communities Institute at the USC Price School of Public Policy hosted the USC Summit on Global Solutions in […]

  • Price CSI launches data platform to help communities promote better quality of life

    The USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation (CSI) launched its Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform, a free, publicly available online resource to empower civic actors with the neighborhood data they need to advocate for a better quality of life within their communities. Price CSI hosted an event on Oct. 30 at the […]

  • USC policy, social work schools help develop LAPD training for vulnerable populations

    The USC Price School of Public Policy and the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work have partnered with the Los Angeles Police Department to design and deliver a new certificate program that trains officers to better prepared for the complex and complicated issues faced in 21st century policing — including homelessness, mental illness, domestic […]

  • Myers study: Investing in children critical to nation’s economic, political future

    Ensuring the health and well-being of children in the U.S. has never been more critical to the nation's economic and political future, according to a new report by USC Price School of Public Policy Dowell Myers. This new analysis finds declining birth rates and the retirement of the sizable Baby Boom generation make the U.S. […]

  • Past HUD Secretary Cisneros addresses role of leadership in bridging nation’s divides

    Henry Cisneros, who served as the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration, says the nation needs leaders who anticipate the times, not just react to them, if it is to overcome the deep divisions in the American populace and avoid a decline. Cisneros delivered the fifth annual George Washington Leadership […]

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