If you are interested in joining our next cohort of social innovators, learn how to apply to our executive education program. All applications are due by Friday, February 1, 2019. Early applications are strongly encouraged!
All-time low unemployment rates for the City of Long Beach made headlines last June in the City’s Economic Development Department’s press release. Nonetheless, taking a look at unemployment rates by census tracts reveals that the City of Long Beach has tracts with some of the highest unemployment rates in all of Los Angeles County. NDSC takes a deeper look at racial disparity in income, and what the City of Long Beach is doing to address stark economic inequalities.
As real estate investors nationwide continue to dig into the Opportunity Zone program and how it could benefit their firms, University of Southern California professor Gary Painter wants to remind them of the bigger picture.
The Price Center has experienced a year of rapid growth and expansion, with the addition of several new programs and initiatives—activities that build upon its core research mission. With each of these activities, the Price Center is quickly emerging as a leader in the field of social innovation, which is due in no small part to the generous participation of our community partners.
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.
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.