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Social Cohesion in Latin America: Implications for the United States

The UCLA Blum Centerís project on social cohesion is moving into its next phase of data collection as the project and Centerís Director, Dr. Michael Rodriguez, starts to conduct site visits to speak with various stakeholders from the case studies that have been selected.
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Congratulations Rachel Mernoff on Winning the 2015 UC Global Health Day Student Plenary Contest

The UCLA Blum Center would like to congratulate Rachel Mernoff, student from our Poverty and Health in Latin America undergraduate cluster course, on winning the 2015 UC Global Health Day Student Plenary Contest.
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NEW REPORT: Most states' policies put the health of undocumented immigrants - and their families - at risk

California scored highest in a new ranking of the U.S. states' public policies and laws that support the health and well-being of undocumented immigrants. The report, by the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research with support from the UC Global Health Institute, found that Ohio had policies that were more exclusionary than those of any other state.
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