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The Luskin Center Is Turning 10!

We had planned a party, to raise a glass with you to celebrate the Luskin Center for Innovation’s decennial. Then the pandemic hit. And LCI focused on the immediate need to inform policies that aid those most impacted. Now, amid protests over systemic racism, devastating wildfires and unprecedented economic disruption, we recommit to finding equitable, […]

New Research Shows Global Impact of Extreme Heat on Learning

Worsening climate change deepens educational inequities across the United States and around the world, UCLA’s R. Jisung Park finds. Extreme heat may deepen educational inequities for students around the world, according to new research by R. Jisung Park – Assistant Professor in Public Policy, and Associate Director of Economic Research at the UCLA Luskin Center […]

Grassroots Campaign Helps Los Angeles Residents Benefit from Suite of Environmental and Financial Assistance Programs

UCLA Luskin researchers find emPOWER outreach campaign led by community-based organizations successful in reaching areas of L.A. County impacted by poverty and pollution By Stan Paul Low-income households in California face higher energy, transportation and water affordability burdens than other populations as a percentage of household income spent on utilities. Yet the existence of a […]

Study Aims to Bolster California’s Safe Water Efforts at Child Care Facilities

UCLA analysis offers wide-ranging guidance on state mandate to test drinking water for lead By Michelle Einstein Efforts to ensure safe drinking water for children need further support to reach their intended audience, according to an analysis of California’s mandate requiring child care facilities to test their water for lead, known as AB 2370. The […]