Throughout 2022, 37% of low-income residents of L.A. County lacked access to sufficient food. That’s 10 points more than in 2018, according to research published by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange.
Many residents are struggling with basics like housing, health care, food and education. The USC Dornsife-Union Bank LABarometer report brings new data to an old problem: accessibility and affordability of essentials.
‘How Poverty Affects Human Rights’ was the theme of this year’s All School Day event at USC.
Gary Painter covers the federal program addressing challenges in areas with persistent poverty.
Students get a fresh outlook on health care by visiting the Downtown Women’s Center as part of a weeklong USC initiative.
USC, California Endowment team for town hall talk on the intersecting role of labor, business, education and philanthropy.
USC is one of many partners working to increase opportunities and reduce poverty in the area.