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’

Farmers market creates healthy new connections in local community

Lincoln Heights residents now have weekly access to veggies and vendors, thanks to Good Neighbors Campaign

All the global health news that’s fit to print — for kids, by kids

Youngsters learn about research and effective communication from USC graduate students and local volunteers

Community celebrates completion of Hazard Park improvements

USC contributes $1.1 million toward a new jogging path, fitness zone and other upgrades

Safety officers hand out trading cards

New program is part of a department-wide effort to expand community involvement. Cards will include sports stats and college major to promote higher education among local youth.