As the Inland Empire transforms, and the Latino population grows to 74% by mid-century, USC Dornsife scholars present a path to success.
USC Dornsife researchers aim to bolster urban greenery, lower city temperatures and address longstanding environmental inequities, powered by a $2.9 million grant from the Bezos Earth Fund.
Since 2013, more than 80% of the country’s most populous regions dropped in renter affordability, with Black and Latino households particularly impacted, according to recent analysis by the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute co-produced by PolicyLink.
Distinguished Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity Manuel Pastor enters the academy’s class of 2022 with such luminaries as authors Sandra Cisneros and Salman Rushdie, retired military leader and diplomat John R. Allen, singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie and actor Glenn Close.
Participants from throughout the Western Hemisphere exchange perspectives on and discuss solutions to immigration issues. [2¾ min read]
COVID-19 exposed considerable vulnerabilities in Los Angeles County, according to a new report from the Committee for Greater LA and the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute. The report suggests there’s no better time than the present to correct them. [5¾ min read]
New analysis of marginalized communities in Los Angeles County by the USC Dornsife Program for Environmental and Regional Equity reveals those most at risk of devastating fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. [4 min read]
USC Dornsife professors of economics, history, and American studies and ethnicity offer scholarly opinions on how Los Angeles can tackle its unsustainable traffic problem.
Residents in low-income communities in Los Angeles County are benefiting from the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity. By producing critical research, the program is becoming a statewide model for environmental justice.