To kick off the new year, Graduate Student Government (GSG) brought together a cohort of students to participate in the annual Point-in-Time Count hosted by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA). Spread across three days, this occasion involves thousands of volunteers across LA County who walk every street in the city to tally individuals experiencing homelessness. Accounting for one … Read More
Doctors Without Borders: Forced From Home
While I was in Atlanta for the BMES Annual Meeting, I happened across an incredible temporary exhibition hosted by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), more commonly known as Doctors Without Borders in English. Called ‘Forced From Home’, this free, interactive, outdoor experience was extremely educating, covering everything from MSF’s guiding principles, the most common causes that displace people, the needs of … Read More
2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count
Posted: February 7, 2018, 11:14am Over the course of three days last month, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), a joint powers authority of the City and County of Los Angeles, hosted its annual Point-in-Time Count. 8,608 volunteers spread out across 166 deployment sites walked and drove through the many streets and alleys to spot indicators of homelessness, including … Read More
Thanksgiving Dinner at USC Health Sciences Campus!
Posted: November 29, 2017, 10:03pm Every year, the incredible Graduate Student Government crew over on the Health Sciences Campus (HSC) hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for all of their constituents. Organizing one of the biggest events in the fall, the HSC team, made up of six directors, used the main dining center on campus and decorated all of the tables and … Read More