Elly Schoen

Systems & Data Manager

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Elly Schoen (she/they) is the Systems & Data Manager at the USC Price Center for Social Innovation. During their 5+ years at the Price Center, Elly’s various roles have included building out and maintaining the Center’s data infrastructure, launching and growing the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) and the Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform, and training graduate research assistants in foundational data and research skills. In their current role, Elly continues to manage the NDSC platform, where they work with community-based partners to use data to inform equitable policies and create social change.

Elly received a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) from the USC Price School in 2018. She is originally from New Orleans; and prior to moving to Southern California, she worked at Catholic Charities and helped launch a start-up culinary and hospitality school in the city.

Elly is passionate about advancing systems-level solutions to complex social problems and is an advocate for anti-racism in both their professional and personal life.

Research

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

USC Area Housing Dashboard

Home Affordability in the USC Area

Transformative Climate Communities Report (prepared for the South Los Angeles Climate Commons) 

NDSC Criminal Justice Data Initiative: Year 1 Wrap Report

Small Business Lending Inequities during COVID-19

City of Los Angeles Women’s Housing Gaps Analysis

A Literature Review of Safe Parking Programs