Led by a former White House policy advisor, the new practice provides expert research and project management services to government, industry and nonprofit partners.
Throughout 2022, 37% of low-income residents of Los Angeles County lacked access to sufficient food for an active, healthy life. That’s 10 points more than in 2018, before the pandemic struck, according to research published by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange.
The new practice based at USC Dornsife provides expert research and project management services to government, industry and nonprofit partners in the fast-growing clean technology and sustainability market.
USC spatial scientist John Wilson discusses the benefits of more trees in the urban core, the differences between Beverly Hills and Boyle Heights, and how trees will shape L.A.’s future.
The program provides a new model for bringing academic research into the public square, with a focus on social impact. [7¼ min read]
John Wilson is working to improve the well-being of Angelenos through two USC Dornsife Public Exchange projects. [5 min read]
The jargon used to describe climate change can feel overwhelming and confusing to someone who isn't a climate scientist. Here are some common terms translated to plain language. [6½ min read]
Nearly 1 million Los Angeles County residents are still food insecure, according to a new report spearheaded by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange. [2¾ min read]
“It sounds like you’re talking over people,” said one study participant in a USC/United Nations Foundation study. Participants offered helpful suggestions for improving climate language. [4½ min read]