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Future of Cities

A Scientific Plan for a Healthier, More Resilient Eastside L.A.

The USC Urban Trees Initiative partners USC experts and students with the City of Los Angeles to guide the growth of an urban forest of shade trees that benefit the health and quality of life for local communities.

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Public Health

The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Insecurity in Los Angeles County

Under a strategic partnership with the Los Angeles County Emergency Food Security Branch, the USC Dornsife Public Exchange assembled a team of researchers to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity in Los Angeles County.

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Energy & The Environment

Public Understanding of Climate Change Terminology

In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the USC Dornsife Public Exchange assembled a team of behavioral scientists and qualitative interviewers to determine how well non-scientists understand climate change terminology.

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