Stories by Matthew Kredell:
Teens tout East L.A. transit and the region’s rich history
Renaissance Academy students also get urban planning lessons from Trojans drawn to community engagement and youth empowerment.
Homeless students find educational haven at South L.A. charter school
USC Rossier alumna creates a community at the Crete Academy in South Los Angeles.
Trojan has a grand vision for L.A.’s historic Grand Central Market
Adam Daneshgar, 34, says the iconic food hall showcases the city’s cultural diversity, and he wants “to keep that value instilled going forward.”
Gretchen Carlson, during USC visit, says #MeToo movement ‘just getting started’
The former Fox News anchor and best-selling author also spoke about her federal policy efforts to help empower sexual harassment victims in the workplace.
What you may not know about the Fed
USC Price Professor Raphael Bostic returns from leave to explain economic policy and its implications for the country.
How focus on diversity is helping urban planners build better communities
People with the right voices and backgrounds are needed more than ever in the planning profession, USC professor says.
How to reduce extremism? Community engagement, experts at USC summit say
USC Price event focuses on developing strategies for detecting and deterring homegrown radicalization and extremist recruitment.
Digital tool gives the public up-to-date data on their community
USC Price Center for Social Innovation launches a free platform offering research that helps uncover trends and opportunities in L.A. County neighborhoods.
Two USC schools help develop LAPD training in community policing
Officers will learn techniques on how to deal with the homeless, mentally ill and domestic abuse survivors.
Undocumented student at USC brings hope to others just like her
By working with a nonprofit, Guatemala native tries to fill gaps where the government and educational system are failing young people.
Every USC Hybrid High graduate is going to college — again
Supported by family and others, the school’s second class of seniors learns how to be the best version of themselves.
Hard work and dedication leads to USC for a student with special needs
A USC Hybrid High senior with cerebral palsy is thankful for the chance to study at his favorite university.
USC Price signs new pact with Sonora, Mexico
The memorandum of understanding promotes policy dialogue and joint research in immigration, border trade and other key areas.
High school students present their visions for a better East L.A.
Teens propose ways to boost public safety and build local pride in their neighborhood at USC Price urban planning event.
How to bridge America Divided: conversation and empathy
USC Price, Annenberg discussion on EPIX series explores ways to overcome the national gap in vital areas.
L.A. County’s seven female police chiefs share personal insights
USC Price convenes the leaders who talk about broken barriers, building communities and inspiring others.
Global officials share research with USC’s Safe Communities Institute
Visitors from 10 European countries exchange ideas on how to counter violent extremism.
Who’s on the move? How mobility may affect future transit use
Gary Painter of USC Price hopes transportation planners pay attention to what the U.S. population looks like.
Starting a campaign for redistricting reform
Gerrymandering, a timely topic at a USC event, has dramatic consequences in U.S. politics.
USC alum leads efforts to launch cancer center in Chicago
Master of Health Administration graduate at USC Price takes steps to help thousands of patients on the city’s west side.
When and why Congress chooses to delegate federal policy
USC Price researcher looks at whether legislators align with the president or the state governor.
Journalist Mara Liasson looks at politics in the Trump presidency
The NPR correspondent focuses on what we can expect from a leader who does the unexpected.
Treasurer John Chiang analyzes California’s fiscal challenges
The elected official tells USC Price audience that he’s worked to reduce the bottom line for tax payers.
Firsthand stories about the refugee experience — from vetting to resettlement
Personal anecdotes reveal the backstories of people who sought a fresh start in a new country.