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.

Highlights

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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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NEW REPORT: Tax Equality for Immigrants: The Indispensable Ingredient for Remedying Child Poverty in the United States

The report examines the unequal treatment of citizens and non-citizens in the US tax system and how it impacts the lives of immigrant families and plans to combat child poverty which are now under debate in Congress.

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The Latino/a Scoreboard: A Policy Roadmap for Transforming Los Angeles

This report answers a series of critical questions about the opportunities and challenges facing Latino/as in Los Angeles County.

News

October 2021 Newsletter


Research Article | Tax Equality for Immigrants: The Indispensable Ingredient for Remedying Child Poverty in the United States


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Events

Wed, December 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

NDSC Virtual Community Training 12/15


Tue, January 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Social Innovation Speaker Series: Chris Herring


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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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