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Jessica Cattelino, a sociocultural anthropologist, studies indigenous sovereignty, the cultural politics of water, and everyday American political processes and imaginations. As a Senior Faculty Research Associate at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women, she directs Sustainable LA Grand Challenge research on gender and everyday water use in Los Angeles households

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced this week that 100 percent of the City’s wastewater will be recycled by 2035. The move is a significant step towards reducing the City’s reliance on imported water and represents progress towards the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s (SLA GC) goal of transitioning the City to 100 percent local water by 2050.

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Jonathan Flint (UCLA behavioral geneticist, expert in the genetic determinants of depression and Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee team member) will present at the 10th annual Emerging Research Speaker Series and reception hosted by UCLA Staff Assembly. His talk, titled The Genetic Basis of Depression, will share how his research explores how genes influence behavior.

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