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Southers featured on meaningful steps to take toward police reform, including establishing a national database for terminated law enforcement officers

Congressman Adam Schiff Discusses Leadership in Times of Crisis

By Matthew Kredell Congressman Adam Schiff spoke about the need for clear leadership in the era of the global pandemic May 27 in a Zoom event hosted by the USC Price School of Public Policy and its Executive Master of Leadership (EML) program. USC Price Prof. Carol Geffner, director of the EML program, led the discussion with Schiff, a Democrat who is in his 10th term representing the 28th Congressional District, which includes West Hollywood, […]

Southers op-ed on defunding the police featured

Pacula Examines Pitfalls in the Legalized Marijuana Marketplace

Romley quoted on why hospitals are seeking to bring IPAs on board

Amplified During Crisis, Health Disparities in the Medical System

By Veronica Perry On Tuesday, May 12, LaVonna Lewis, Teaching Professor of Public Policy and Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at USC Price, discussed the prevalence of health disparities in our medical system and how they are intensified during a crisis or disaster. In the beginning of her discussion, Lewis defined the concept of health disparities for the audience. “Disparities denote differences, whether they are unjust or not, inequity denotes differences in health […]

Ginsburg quoted on why doctors opt out of Medicare practices

Southers featured on if the actions of the Minneapolis police are a local issue or emblematic of a national issue with policing

Romero Op-ed on lower turnout for Latinos and youth translate into their underrepresentation

Race and Law Enforcement: Research to Inform Reform Movements

By USC Bedrosian Center The nation has witnessed two weeks of civil unrest; and policing as a political institution has been under public scrutiny for decades. With protests in all 50 states during this latest public outcry, a call for reform resounds. As we work toward a resolution many are asking – what do we know about race and law enforcement? In October of 2018, the Bedrosian Center, through its Political Institutions and Political Economy […]