Research Projects

Price School Professor Tridib Banerjee discussing City Heights’ renewal
Price School Professor Tridib Banerjee discussing City Heights’ renewal

The Sol Price Center for Social Innovation sponsors faculty research on reducing and alleviating urban poverty. View proposals, abstracts, and results below.

 

 

 

 

The Heights Exhibit

Professor Matt Gainer
Introduction
The Heights Exhibit

Little Tokyo Community Assessment

Professor Gary Painter, Jung Hyun Choi, Vincent Reina, Derek Hung, Jacob Denney and Jovanna Rosen
Findings

EFFECT: Ethnic Food: Focus, Engagement, and Community Ties

Professor LaVonna B. Lewis, Principal Investigator (with Professor David C. Sloane, Co-Principal Investigator)
Abstract
Findings
White Paper

Evaluating the Academic and Behavioral Impact of “School in the Park”

Professor Gary Painter, Principal Investigator
Abstract
Findings
White Paper

Effects of the War on Poverty on Mobility and Neighborhood Stability

Assistant Professor Nicolas Duquette
Abstract

An Urban Push for Rural Needs

Assistant Professor Alex Graddy-Reed
Abstract

Revisiting the Neighborhood Council System in Los Angeles: Is it Effective in Promoting Civic Engagement?

Professor Terry Cooper, Hui Li and Bo Wen
Abstract

Walking to School in Inner City Neighborhoods and the Safety of School Children: The City Heights Experience

Professors Tridib Banerjee and Deepak Bahl
Abstract
White Paper

Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Collaborative: Understanding and Preventing Family Violence and Child Maltreatment

Professors Michael S. Hurlburt and Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Abstract

Schools as a Conduit for Public Health

Professors Raphael Bostic, Michael Nichol and Michael Cousineau
Abstract

Assessing Affordable and Nutritious Food Programs in City Heights

Professors Howard Greenwald, Principal Investigator
Abstract
Findings
White Paper

Transportation and Access to Employment in City Heights

Professors Marlon Boarnet and Genevieve Giuliano, Principal Investigators
Abstract
Executive Summary
Findings
White Paper

Baseline Visual and Aural Documentation of the City Heights Primary Focus Area

Professor Martin Krieger, Principal Investigator
Abstract
Findings 

Positioning Communities for Sustainable Urban Agriculture

Professor Juliet Musso, Principal Investigator (with Professor Shui Yan Tang, Co-Investigator and Professor Diane E. Yoder, Investigator)
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Findings