The USC Price Center for Social Innovation develops ideas and illuminates strategies to improve the quality of life for people in low-income, urban communities.


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NEW REPORT: Resilience and Rebuilding: Recommendations for an Equitable Recovery in South Los Angeles

This report, created in collaboration with the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD), examines ways to improve pandemic recovery and to remove pre-pandemic barriers to prosperity and equity in South Los Angeles.

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NEW REPORT: Examining the Complex Social Safety Net for Low-Income Working Families: How Benefit Resources Respond to Increases in Wages

This report examines the resources and benefits available to families and identifies the points at which the social safety net may become a barrier to economic independence.

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Launch of the USC Area Housing Dashboard

Created in partnership with the Los Angeles Housing Department (LAHD) and the United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition, this dashboard will help to highlight neighborhood data trends in the communities surrounding USC.

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The Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform is a free, publicly available online resource for civic actors to learn about their neighborhoods.

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The Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) convenes researchers and policymakers to help with research to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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