Archive Tag: Fellows

Lina Stepick presents her research at the 2016 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Fellows Symposium.
Lina Stepick presents her research at the 2016 Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Fellows Symposium.
Juan Tallo

On Friday, July 22, ten Sustainable LA Grand Challenge fellows presented their research before an audience of local decision makers and sustainability advocates at City Hall. Their projects—which address a wide variety of sustainability concerns—were selected for funding based on their capacity to contribute to the goals outlined in the Sustainable LA Work Plan. Read more

The Sustainable LA team is moving forward on a number of initiatives, towards the 2020 deadline when we will have an implementation plan for Los Angeles County. The progress is centered around directed research projects to understand the scale of the problems in energy, water and ecosystem health. Recent examples of our progress include:

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UCLA doctoral student Tyler Watson helped launch the Stair Well project, encouraging people on campus to take the stairs instead of the elevator to get some exercise.
UCLA doctoral student Tyler Watson helped launch the Stair Well project, encouraging people on campus to take the stairs instead of the elevator to get some exercise.
Lisa Rau / UCLA

UCLA graduate student Tyler Watson has been honored by University of California President Janet Napolitano with the President’s Award for Outstanding Student Leadership. Tyler is a Global Food Initiative student ambassador and a researcher with the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative. His work promotes sustainable and environmentally-conscious behavior both at UCLA and in the greater Los Angeles area. Tyler is also a Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Powell Policy Fellow researching urban agriculture in Los Angeles County.

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The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge is pleased to introduce the five new Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Policy Fellows. The Fellows’ research and scholarly projects will result in a deliverable that clearly contributes to advancing the goals of the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge: 100-percent renewable energy, 100-percent locally sourced water, and enhanced ecosystem health and human health and well being by 2050 in Los Angeles County. Read more

Introduction

The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (“SLA”) is pleased to announce our first call for applications for policy fellowships in furtherance of achieving the goals of 100-percent renewable energy, 100-percent locally sourced water, and enhanced ecosystem health and human health and well-being by 2050 in Los Angeles County as described in detail in the Sustainable LA Five-Year Work Plan (“Work Plan”). These Read more