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SPRING 2010

table of contents Milestones � Luskin Center Moves to Public Affairs � Urban Planning Top Producer of Urban Studies Publications � Social Justice Initiative Launched � New Career Services Center Announced, Sherry Dodge Named Director � Public Policy Faculty Tackle The U.S. Prison Boom � Center for Civil Society Focusing On Local Nonprofits � AIDS Policy Research Center Launches

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Findings � Volunteerism up, revenues down at Los Angeles nonprofits � California Policy Options 2010 examines hurdles facing Golden State � U.S. lags behind in transit safety programs for female riders � Troubling health trends in state’s Asian, Pacific communities

Recap � Highlights from UCLA School of Public Affairs events

FeatureS

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� Student Profile: Cathy Dang, Bohnett Fellow � Faculty Profile: Ten Questions for Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris on Sidewalks � Alumni Profile: Georgia Sheridan and Amber Hawkes

Media highlights � Tweet Scene

People � News, Notes and Accolades from Faculty, Students and Alumni

Tributes � Mimi Perloff, Patron and Friend, “Godmother” of Urban Planning � Jeanne Giovannoni, Professor of Social Welfare

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Support � Ways To Give

A publication of

Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., Dean

Editor

Minne Hong Ho, Executive Director of Communications

Assistant Editor

Contributers

Meg Sullivan, Cynthia Lee, Robin Heffler, Kristine Breese

Photography

Cover by Adam Irving/Gemini Pictures. Rich Schmitt, Todd Cheney/ASUCLA Photography

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Newsforum  

The magazine of the UCLA School of Public Affairs

Newsforum  

The magazine of the UCLA School of Public Affairs