Archive for the ‘Research Initiative’ Category

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

The Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) convenes researchers and policymakers to help design and coordinate timely, relevant, and actionable research to end homelessness in Los Angeles County. HPRI is a partnership between the USC Price Center for Social Innovation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Home for Good Initiative.

Population Dynamics Research Group

The Population Dynamics Research Group employs census data, population forecasts, and self-produced California Demographic Futures to promote policies aimed at improving the human condition.

Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB)

Committed to expanding the visualization of public policy and urban planning, the USC Price School launched its Spatial Analysis Lab (SLAB) for research. SLAB’s research experiments with developing alternative cartographies to bring attention to overlooked urban spaces and people. It also critically studies how our visual narratives interface with social institutions and public discourse.

Tomás Rivera Policy Institute

A nationally recognized policy and research organization covering issues related to Hispanic and other low-income minority groups. Founded in 1985, the institute is also well-known in the political behavior field and for its accurate assessment of community attitudes. TRPI is a recognized leader in “college knowledge,” specifically the tactics necessary for negotiating acceptance to and gaining the financial support for attending college.