The USC Price Center for Social Innovation launched a new executive education program—the Southern California Symposium—that challenges local leaders to think deeply and collaboratively about the region’s future and to develop long-term solutions. Over time the Symposium will emerge as an important venue for deliberation and innovation, and its alumni will serve as an interconnected and diverse cohort of change makers.
Learn how the overuse of jails harms public safety, and why Latinos and non-citizens are uniquely vulnerable. Explore concrete policy solutions from across the country which create alternatives to arrest and reduce jail populations. TRPI-Justice.org links to almost 200 articles, statutes, and policy papers.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1 million to continue its support of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI), a county-wide effort to foster collaboration among top researchers and policymakers working to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.
Dr. Gary Painter, Director of the USC Price Center for Social Innovation, describes the components of social innovation and discusses the role that the social innovation framework plays within our existing policy landscape.
The USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation hosted the 2018 Social Innovation Summit: Innovations in Urban Housing on April 27 to identify innovation solutions to the major housing challenges facing urban cities.
The USC Price School of Public Policy celebrated Professor Gary Painter’s first published book and commemorated what Dean Jack H. Knott called a “remarkable year” for the USC Price Center for Social Innovation.
Parks are a tangible reflection of the quality of life in a community. According to the National Recreation and Parks Association, parks bring economic value to a community by raising local property values.
Developing successful cradle to career pathways for families and children in low-income urban communities, including: access to education and jobs, healthy and safe communities, transportation, and affordable housing.
The Price Center for Social Innovation is proud to offer unique educational programs in social innovation, including: a graduate certificate in social innovation, a new executive education program for practitioners working in social impact organizations, and a wide range of student programs that provide hands-on learning opportunities outside the classroom.