Lauren Portillo

Administrative Assistant

Office: JEF 102
Phone: 213.740.3643
E-mail: lportill@usc.edu

Lauren joined the team in May 2014 as the PERE/CSII Administrative Assistant. Lauren became interested in social justice while studying at the University of Southern California where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Sociology.

During her senior year, she participated in the Sociology Honors Program where she conducted an original research project on Mexican American identity in the suburbs of Los Angeles. As a first generation college student and later generation immigrant, Lauren is passionate about immigrant integration, particularly concerning educational opportunities for immigrants.

  • Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE)
  • 950 W. Jefferson Blvd., JEF 102
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1291