Bedrosian Center, SCI event spotlights refugee experience, from vetting to resettlement

In collaboration with the Safe Communities Institute, we hosted a discussion on the experiences and impact of refugees who arrive in the U.S. in search of their new home. Professor Raphael Bostic moderated a panel featuring Ehsan Zaffar, senior advisor for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; Meymuna Hussein-Cattan, executive director of Tiyya, an organization that serves refugees; and USC Social Work Associate Dean Cherrie Short.

Cutting bureaucratic red tape for the public good

originally published on USC News, March 27, 2015 By overcoming obstacles, health services official reforms public health and strengthens communities How does policy work impact public health issues and the community? Mitchell Katz, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, discussed the topic during an event hosted on March 3 by the…

Southers, Bostic analyze repercussions of recent Paris attacks

The USC Price School of Public Policy offered a timely and insightful discussion on the Paris massacre and its implications for the United States at a Jan. 21 event featuring noted homeland security expert Erroll Southers and Professor Raphael Bostic.

In Search of A New Fiscal Constitution

by Jeremy Loudenback Until recently, American political leaders from James Madison to Dwight Eisenhower have been linked together in a fiscal tradition that considers the need to avoid handcuffing future generations with oppressive levels of debt. But in 2001, that connection was broken, according to Bill White. Thanks to the cost of wars in Afghanistan and…

Transportation Panel Kicks Off Collaborative Research Series

November 13, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – The transportation event marked the first in a series of joint events featuring the Bedrosian Center and other USC Price research centers in conversation. The Price Research Collaborative aims to foster critical discussion about both evolving areas of interest as well as the ways in which those policy areas are being implemented.