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    • Dry Cleaning Vs. Wet Cleaning: The Effort to Promote and Convert Dry Cleaners into Wet Cleaners 

      Ahn, Richard J (1999-01-01)
      Many do not realize the hazardous conditions that dry cleaners face everyday in the workplace. Of the many chemicals they work with, perchloroethylene (PCE) has been the dominant one used for decades; identified as a ...
    • Arroyo Seco Survey 

      Schroeder, Stephanie (2001-01-01)
      My project consisted of finding the uses for the Lower Arroyo Seco Park, located in Pasadena, CA. I did background research as to other surveys conducted in National Parks, particularly heavily used ones such as Central ...
    • Highland Park Family Recreation Committee 

      Robles, Nicholas (2002-01-01)
      On May 29th, I started my position as a coordinator assistant of the Highland Park Family Recreation Committee. This committee is comprised of residents from Highland Park working to bring another recreational facility, ...
    • Working with CINCO in Highland Park 

      Salmeron, Edgar (2002-01-01)
      The Center to Increase Community Organization (CINCO) in Highland Park is a technology center that provides free computer classes and job training to the community. During the summer, their website, Nelanet.org, was ...
    • ArroyoFest: Freeway Walk and Bike Ride 

      Tracy, Jonathan (2002-01-01)
      I have been examining ways to create more livable communities in Southern California, by examining the Arroyo Seco region, and actively participating in the planning process to create an event that can strengthen connections ...
    • Community Outreach Along the Arroyo Seco Corridor 

      Martinez, Vanessa (2002-01-01)
      My presentation will be an overview of the ArroyoFest: Freeway Walk and Bike Ride. ArroyoFest is a walk and bike ride on the Historic Arroyo Seco Parkway or Pasadena Freeway. The event will take place on a Sunday morning ...
    • Women in Los Angeles' Corporate Power Structure 

      Roggeman, Ellen (2003-01-01)
      As corporations merge and extend their services nationally and globally, consumers? personal ?choice? (which deodorant to buy, restaurant to eat in, etc.) loses much of its power. So, who does hold power in these ...
    • What's for dinner?Organizing around food access issues in Los Angeles. 

      Prebus, Olivia (2004-01-01)
      When driving through low income neighborhoods such as MacArthur Park, liquor stores, fast food restaurants, and convenience stores abound, but dare to look for a grocery store and you may as well be six years old again ...
    • Fencing Africa?s National Parks. 

      Evans, Elizabeth (2004-01-01)
      Do fences make good neighbors? One of the most surprising aspects of African national parks is that many of them have an electrified fence that traces the perimeter of the park. Some countries, including Kenya, have ...
    • Prison expansion, the U.S. Criminal Justice system, and the Danish Alternative. 

      Morosin, Alessandro (2004-01-01)
      In its analysis of the expansion of the prison institution since the mid 1970s, this paper chiefly examines rising inmate populations in the United States and discusses reasons why the current approach to fighting crime ...
    • Going Mainstream: Fair trade in Germany and England. 

      Roggemann, Ellen (2004-01-01)
      Fair trade is an alternative system of trade which guarantees that producers in the developing world are given a price for their goods that at least covers the amount it cost them to produce the goods plus provides an ...
    • The Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing: Effective or Ineffective, An Interns Evaluation 

      Smith, Brandon (2004-01-01)
      What is the Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH)? Is it just another non-profit organization that simply fights for the disadvantaged? Does the organization really help improve society? How well ...
    • The Mighty SCANPH Brain Trust. 

      Brewer, Rachel (2004-01-01)
      The Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH) is a membership organization that serves as a cohesive voice for the affordable housing community, does policy work and educates the public on issues of ...
    • Esperanza Community Housing Corporation: Providing HOPE. 

      Agundez, Maritza (2004-01-01)
      Esperanza Community Housing Corporation is a non profit organization that works on building communities, specifically around the Hover/Adams area of central Los Angeles. They do this by providing the community with not ...
    • Immigrants and the Environment: Environmental Values and Attitudes Related to the Immigrant Experience. 

      Markgraf, Claire (2004-01-01)
      The issue of impacts from immigration has often been framed in terms of increased population, resource use, social service needs, and influence on the job market. The anti-immigrant perspectives of some in the environmental ...
    • Updating a fresh food access guide for a low literacy audience 

      Goldsmith, Leah (2005-01-01)
      Low income neighborhoods and neighborhoods of color and immigrants often have unjust access to grocery stores and fresh, healthy foods in Los Angeles. Many of these communities have fewer or no full service grocery stores, ...
    • From the Foundation Up: Affordable Housing in Los Angeles 

      Hayden, Kether (2005-01-01)
      Instead of doing typical undergraduate summer research, I was a summer intern at the Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing (SCANPH) in the downtown/Korea town area of LA. Established in 1989 it provides ...
    • From the Foundation Up: Affordable Housing in Los Angeles 

      Lopez, Angelica (2005-01-01)
      This summer I was an intern at East LA Community Corporation located in Boyle Heights, just east of the Los Angeles River. East LA Community Corporation or ELACC has a Community Organizing Department that works with the ...
    • From the Foundation Up: Affordable Housing in Los Angeles 

      Nasella, Caroline (2005-01-01)
      Angie, Kether and I interned full time at organizations dedicated to solving LA?s housing crisis. We learned that the housing shortage is a result of various forces and must be addressed from both national perspectives as ...
    • The Right Way: Investigating Conservative Success in America?s Nonprofit Sector 

      Wander, Madeline (2006-01-01)
      Conservative and progressive organizations throughout America strive to influence public opinion, set the political agenda, and change public policy. Academic studies widely agree on the overwhelming success of conservative ...