Archive for September, 2017
Which bus stops have benches? What is my emergency evacuation plan? Where are free flu shots offered? Students in the new class “Age-Friendly L.A.,” a Wicked Problems Practicum sponsored by USC Provost Michael Quick, aim to provide answers to these questions and others in the hopes of making Los Angeles a better place to grow old. Using interactive maps, they’re developing a website and mobile app to tell layered stories about aging in Los Angeles that can serve as a resource for community leaders and residents. The course includes students and faculty from the USC Price School of Public Policy.
Click here for disaster relief efforts and resources » “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.” — Isabel Allende Dear Price Community: With so many global challenges facing the world on a multitude of fronts, it is easy to become overwhelmed and lose […]
Curbed LA quoted Professor Lisa Schweitzer about the impact on usage patterns if cities build better bus stops for patrons.
KP-CC’s “Take Two” interviewed Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe about Representative Nancy Pelosi, the impact of an Affordable Care Act repeal on California and whether the state’s voters support Senator Bernie Sanders.
Los Angeles Times Erroll Southers, Director of the Safe Communities Institute at the USC Price School, quoted on the recent London subway terrorist attack.
Los Angeles Times Assistant Professor Michael Thom quoted about the economic benefits the city of Anaheim and its residents receive from catering to Disney’s business needs.
Hakai Coastal Sciences and Societies Magazine quoted Research Professor Adam Rose of the USC Price School on a proposed change in federal post-disaster assistance. His comments relate to a study, Analysis of a Deductible/Credit Formula for FEMA Post-Disaster Public Assistance, for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The study was co-authored with Jonathan Eyer, Dan Wei and Detlof von Winterfeldt of the Price School and CREATE, Raphael Bostic of Price, and Philip Ganderton of the University of New Mexico.
KPCC-FM quoted Dowell Myers, Director of the Population Dynamics Research Group, on why Seattle is a popular destination for Los Angeles residents who move out of state.