Research Internship: Past Projects

As part of the Unruh Institute POSC 395 Policy Research Internship, students work collaboratively with community partners to develop policy solutions to real world challenges facing the Los Angeles community and state.

Spring 2020: Early Childhood Education

The Policy Internship Research students researched improvements for early childhood education.

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Spring 2020: Managed Retreat

The Policy Internship Research students researched how to enact and confront managed retreat.

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Fall 2019: Immigration Reform

The Policy Internship Research cohort researched solutions for the United State's immigration system.

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Fall 2019: The 2020 Primaries and Caucuses

The Policy Research Internship cohort researched the intricacies of the 2020 primaries and caucuses.

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Spring 2019: California High Speed Rail

The Policy Research Internship students researched California's High Speed Rail project.

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Spring 2019: Los Angeles Biodiversity

The Policy Research Internship students researched the City of Los Angeles' biodiversity strategy.

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Fall 2018: Affordable Housing

The Policy Research Internship students researched affordable housing in the Los Angeles District 11 Westchester and Del Rey communities.

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Fall 2018: Ballot Initiatives

The Policy Research Internship students researched the ballot initiative process in California.

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Spring 2018: Early Child Care Education

The Policy Research Internship students researched early child care and education in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Spring 2018: Homelessness in Los Angeles

The Policy Research Internship students evaluated the current homelessness crisis in Los Angeles County.

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Fall 2017: Electoral College Reform

The Policy Research Internship students evaluated electoral college reforms and made recommendations.

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Fall 2017: Homelessness Policy in Los Angeles

The Policy Research Internship students developed a strategic plan to address homelessness in Los Angeles.

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