Working with our neighbors to build a strong community

Wendy Garcia-Nava came to USC with support from the Neighborhood Academic Initiative. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

The girl in the prophetic T-shirt

Commencement comes full circle for a South LA student who once wore a childhood shirt reading ‘I’m going to college at USC’

Scholars gala honors Joan Payden for Neighborhood Academic Initiative gift

Another 61 high-school graduates will continue their education this fall, thanks to groundbreaking USC program

In honor of Mom (Honor a Mamá)

On Mother’s Day weekend, a USC mom shares her story — and her three Trojan kids have a message for her, too: “Heroes don’t need super powers.”

State of the Neighborhood Report offers proposals for surrounding communities

Findings in five key areas are reviewed by community leaders, local groups, faculty and staff

2015 Festival of Books

Civic Engagement hosted various activities during the Festival of Books festival on April 18 and 19 which included robotics, author readings, and arts and crafts.