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October 24th UCLA screening of "Food Chains"

The UCLA Blum Center will co-sponsor a screening of the documentary "Food Chains," hosted by the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy with Healthy Campus Initiative's UCLA Food Day Celebration. UCLA Blum Center Director Dr. Michael Rodriguez will moderate the panel discussion to follow the screening.
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UCLA 2nd Annual Inventathon

The UCLA 2nd Annual Inventathon, co-sponsored by the UCLA Blum Center, is taking place October 17 - 18 and is focused on solving unmet needs in healthcare.
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Report from the Field: 2014 UCLA Blum Summer Scholar Clint vanSonnenberg in Lima, Peru

2014 UCLA Blum Summer Scholar Clint vanSonnenberg reports from Lima, Peru. He is spending his summer at Cayetano Heredia University investigating the socioeconomic and political barriers for Peruvians receiving reparations following the country's 20-year civil war and subsequent transition to democracy. Clint finds that many Peruvian families continue the search for information about their lost loved ones with the help of community leaders and NGOs. The UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America applauds Clint's diligence and commitment in researching and analyzing the stories of Peruvians who today strive for democracy.
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