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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reforming Curriculum Design: The Importance of Effective Public Participation 

      Longmuir, Kelsey (2009-01-01)
      This research examines public participation in the health curriculum development process in California public schools. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is one of the lowest performing urban districts in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Pasadena City Planning Priorities: An Examination of the Past and Recommendations for the Future 

      Granholm, Julia (2006-01-01)
      The redevelopment of Old Pasadena in the late 1970?s and early 1980?s was a catalyst for altering the way the city of Pasadena operates. The need for economic and retail growth was challenged by historic preservationists, ...
    • 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 ...
    • ACORN Internship: Power in Numbers 

      Chicas, Drea (2006-01-01)
      The Los Angeles housing crisis continues to grow worse despite improvements in policy and actions taken in recent years. At the root of the problem is gentrification taking place in areas like downtown LA. Many Angelinos ...
    • Summer 2012 Program: Affordable Housing Internship 

      Fonseca-Cervantes, Bianca (2012-07-01)
      Through the Affordable Housing Internship Summer Program, I had the opportunity to intern for 10 weeks at Esperanza Community Housing Corporation (ECHC), a social justice non-profit organization that works nonstop to bring ...
    • The Implementation of the FAIR Education Act: Teaching LGBT History in Schools 

      Ghose, Priya (2012-07-01)
      California’s FAIR Education Act, which passed last year, requires all public schools to include the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans in their social studies classes. It is outside ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • EMTALA: Conception and Impact 

      Patton, Michael (2011-01-01)
      It is a fact that emergency room visits in the past two decades have increased from 99 million visits in 1983 to 115 million in 2003. With the number of visits increasing nearly 13% in a two decade time span, one would ...