The Jeffes’ latest Op-ed looks at Stu Spencer’s long career

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and husband (and writing partner) Doug Jeffe published a new opinion on Fox & Hounds on February 24, 2017. This piece takes a look at the long and successful career of Stu Spencer, political consultant to Ronald Reagan.

Stu Spencer succeeded not just because of his strategic brilliance, but also because of his great, good sense, his perseverance and his ability to reach out beyond grudges and political warfare.  He stands for an era when politics was a joyful profession and competition didn’t equate with personal animosity.

Read the full piece here.

Bedrosian Director Raphael Bostic Quoted on Marketplace

Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic was quoted on Marketplace in a story title “Highland Park Swap Mall: A Year Later.” The story discusses the changing landscape of the northeast Los Angeles neighborhood Highland Park, focusing on a building that until recently housed the Highland Hotel and a “swap mall,” or collection of stores selling discounted…

What’s the health of the economy in your own neighborhood?

Our Director, Raphael Bostic on KPCC’s Take Two this morning discussing micro-economics within different neighborhoods in the Los Angeles area: via KPCC Take Two | May 8th, 2014, 9:35am The economy may be recovering, but it may be hard to tell depending on where you live. In a place like Silicon Beach, jobs are on the rise…

Bostic appointed to CFPB Advisory Research Council

Congratulations to Raphael Bostic – he has been newly appointmented to the CFPB (the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) Advisory Research Council: CFPB announces appointments to Advisory Research Council By Barbara S. Mishkin on April 24th, 2014 Posted in CFPB General on http://www.cfpbmonitor.com/ The CFPB has announced the appointment of two new members to its Academic Research Council…

Bostic on New Tang Dynasty Television

60 Los Angeles County 3.6 million people homeless vacancy? via NTD.TV [translated from the Chinese through Google Translate on April 3, 2014] NTDTV March 29, 2014 Reuters March 27 and 28 days, USC held entitled [Innovating to End Urban Poverty] seminar in Doheny Library, for low-income people face each questions and the corresponding national policies,…

City Heights Photo Exhibition To Be Unveiled At USC Urban Poverty Conference

via KPBS San Diego Tuesday, March 25, 2014 By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico Images of poverty in City Heights will be a focal point of an urban poverty conference taking place this week at the University of Southern California. The USC conference will bring in poverty experts from across the country to assess…

The Evolution of FHA Mortgage Rates

via Dailyfinance “The Evolution of FHA Mortgage Rates” features our Director, Raphael Bostic by Michele Lerner, The Motley Fool Mar 24th 2014 12:43PM Updated Mar 24th 2014 1:15PM Since its creation in 1934, the Federal Housing Administration’s mission has been to provide access to mortgage loans for lower income, first-time buyers and minorities to encourage…