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Working with our neighbors to build a strong community

University Park Slow Jams collaboration raises awareness of local traffic dangers

USC’s Kid Watch joins Public Matters to improve pedestrian safety. With Giving Tuesday upon us, learn about one of the many ways the university’s Good Neighbors Campaign helps the community. In Los Angeles, over half of pedestrians injured in vehicle… Read more

Good Neighbors Campaign grantee returns home to fight diabetes in Lincoln Heights neighborhood

Donations from university faculty and staff help Cristina Carlos and New Familia fill the void in prenatal and post-partum care for women, particularly those in traditionally underserved communities. When Cristina Carlos embarked on opening New Familia Health Support Services in L.A.’s… Read more

To ensure a first-rate student experience, USC ramps up hiring efforts

The university is holding hiring events in an effort to meet the demands of reopening campus and fill more than 200 Care Crew, culinary and hospitality support positions. More than 100 guests were expected to check in to the USC… Read more

Trojan Shelter pivots to keep its doors open for students facing housing insecurity

When the pandemic disrupted in-person services, the student-run organization — funded in part by the USC Good Neighbors Campaign — had to turn to plan B and even plan C to stay operational. The USC Good Neighbors Campaign, the faculty-and-staff-driven… Read more