Media contact

Explore ERI’s recent media mentions, interviews, quotes, op-eds, and coverage of our research and our staff.

For press inquiries or to book Prof. Manuel Pastor and other ERI staff for media interviews, please contact: Gladys Malibiran, ERI Communications Manager

2023 Media Hits


The Sacramento Bee – August 19, 2023
By Joseph Tomás McKellar and Manuel Pastor

Los Angeles Times – August 17, 2023
By Bill Gallegos and Manuel Pastor

CalMatters – March 30, 2023
By Paulina Gonzalez-Brito, CEO of the California Reinvestment Coalition and Manuel Pastor, Director of the USC Equity Research Institute and co-author of “Solidarity Economics“

Los Angeles Times – March 2023
By Michael Mendez and Manuel Pastor


Stanford Social Innovation Review – September 2023
By Jennifer Ito, Manuel Pastor, and Ashley K. Thomas

Stanford Social Innovation Review – August 2023
By Jane Booth-Tobin & Jennifer Ito, ERI Research Director

A third of LA County are immigrants, and about 60% of our children have at least one immigrant parent,. “So how immigrants do is actually going to determine not just the current state of Los Angeles County, but its future.

— Prof. Manuel Pastor, ERI Director
Manuel Pastor, director of USC's Equity Research Institute, speaks at the 2023 Los Angeles Immigration Summit.


2022 Media Hits

2021 Media Hits

2020 Media Hits

Multimedia clips

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