Below is a list of our current and former partners. We invite you to explore and engage with their transformative work.
USC Annenberg uses journalism, communication, public diplomacy and public relations to deepen our understanding of an era of profound disruption and transformative change, to reinvent how we engage with our community and to advance the future of our fields.
USC Architecture is a dynamic platform for educating and inspiring citizen architects to analyze problems and create design solutions that both respond to the challenges of our time and embrace the promise of a better built environment.
Since its founding in 1929, the School of Cinematic Arts has served as a dynamic crucible where students and faculty transform their dreams into the new philosophies, technologies and artistic movements that influence how we entertain, educate and express ourselves.
The largest and oldest of the USC schools, USC Dornsife functions as the academic core of the university, offering courses and advancing knowledge across the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences
The USC School of Dramatic Arts is a leader in dramatic arts education. The School uniquely blends artistic training in a conservatory environment with outstanding faculty and the full academic experience found only within a major research university, and bridges the classical foundations of the dramatic arts with all of its contemporary and future expressions.
The Roski School of Art and Design is one of the oldest art schools in Southern California and boasts a noteworthy history, illustrious alumni, internationally renowned faculty and bright, talented students
The mission of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy is to improve the quality of life for people and their communities, here and abroad. We achieve this mission through education and research that promote innovative solutions to the most critical issues facing society.
The mission of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is to promote social justice and well-being at every social level through advanced education, community engagement, interdisciplinary scientific activity, advocacy, and professional leadership.
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Animo Jackie Robinson is a public, tuition-free, college preparatory charter school serving a diverse population in Los Angeles, California. Its mission is to help transform public education so ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.
Located across from USC, CAAM researches, collects, preserves, and interprets for public enrichment the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on California and the western United States.
Dignity and Power Now (DPN) is a Los Angeles based grassroots organization founded in 2012 that fights for the dignity and power of all incarcerated people, their families, and communities. Its mission is to build a Black and Brown led abolitionist movement rooted in community power towards the goal of achieving transformative justice and healing justice for all incarcerated people, their families, and communities.
The Mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network is to help people dealing with poverty create & discover opportunities, while serving as a vehicle to ensure we have voice, power & opinion in the decisions that are directly affecting us.
Los Angeles Poverty Department creates performances and multidisciplinary artworks that connect the experience of people living in poverty to the social forces that shape their lives and communities.
The Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative is a structured network of public, private and government agencies working together to reduce suffering and improve the lives of veterans, service members and military families in LA County. This is achieved through strategically improving their access to services, reducing barriers and coordinating care, and influencing policy to improve their lives.
POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit, arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.
Reform L.A. Jails is a committee formed to support a 2020 county-wide ballot initiative to grant the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Civilian Oversight Commission with subpoena power to effectively and independently investigate misconduct and to develop a plan to reduce jail populations and to redirect the cost savings into alternatives to incarceration.
Through education, grassroots organizing, and offering tools to create social change, Solidarity For Sanctuary focuses on impacting the lives of the Latinx community, people of color, youth, and allies.
Street Symphony creates opportunities for musical engagement and dialogue between world-class musicians and people disenfranchised by homelessness, incarceration, and poverty in Los Angeles County.
Trauma Informed LA is an all-volunteer grassroots organization founded in 2014. Its mission is to foster resilient communities that promote healing and well-being through collaboration, education, and community engagement