At its Spring 2019 meeting, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees selected the following dissertations for receipt of fellowships in the amount of $20,000 each:

“Homelessness in Los Angeles County: Evaluation of the Causes, Effects, and Proposed Solutions,” Elior Cohen, University of California, Los Angeles

“The Construction and Use of Accessory Dwelling Units in Los Angeles,” Rebecca Crane, University of California, Los Angeles

“Growing up Homeless in Los Angeles: Student Homelessness and Educational Outcomes,” Soledad De Gregorio, University of Southern California

“Central American Unaccompanied Children Seeking Immigration Relief in Los Angeles,” Chiara Galli, University of California, Los Angeles

“Global Finance and Local Water: The Case of Water Governance in Southern California,” Christopher Gibson, University of California, Irvine

“Los Angeles DACA Recipients Navigating Federal Immigration Policy Shifts in Local Context,” Lizette Solorzano, University of Southern California

“The Asian American Division over Affirmative Action: Examining the Case of SCA5 and the Rise of Chinese American Conservatism,” Daeun Song, University of California, Irvine

“Retaining Foster Families in San Bernardino County: Barriers to Accessing Resources after California’s Continuum of Care Reform,” Charles Varadin, Claremont Graduate University