Center for Southern California Studies

  • CSCS Logo and Word Bubble
  • 2009 Envisioning California Conference Discussion
  • Envisioning California Conference, October 2009, Jared Diamond and Patt Morrison
  • Envisioning California Conference, October 2009

Center for Southern California Studies

Mission

The Center for Southern California Studies (CSCS) was established in 1996 to provide research, education, and service on public policy issues facing Southern California. Driven by the goal of achieving well-informed public policy decisions, the Center offers diverse programs that facilitate pathways to productive policy dialogue aimed at building community capacity and participation. The Center works collaboratively with its Community Advisory Board to define and fulfill its mission. Read more

Featured Events

Los Angeles as a Model of Urban Resilience

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Portion of green, Envisioning California 2015 Poster

A resilient city is one that prepares to address shocks, such as natural disasters and the impacts of climate change, by addressing the ongoing physical, social, and economic challenges that can make it difficult to respond to disruptions.  Join us for a conversation about Los Angeles’s ability to respond to adverse events in a panel discussion led by Patt Morrison, LA Times Columnist and KPCC Radio Host. Read more