The USC Area Dashboard seeks to highlight housing data trends of the USC community including: resident characteristics, the built environment, and housing affordability and stability. This platform is a product of community interest and advocacy, and its purpose is to help community members, community-based organizations, and local policymakers track measurable change, improve local policies and programs, and ultimately advocate for a better quality of life within this community.
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The United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) coalition is the product of a community collaboration formed to prevent the displacement of residents in South Central Los Angeles and to improve the health and economic well-being of low-income communities of color through responsible development. The advocacy efforts of UNIDAD are largely responsible for the fruition of the USC Area Dashboard, through a community benefits agreement negotiated with USC during the University’s “Master Plan” development process. See below for a brief history of UNIDAD, as well as a collection of its partner organizations.