Chris Weare

Research Associate Professor USC’s School of Policy, Planning, and Development

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Research Associate Professor at USC's School of Policy, Planning, and Development

Chris Weare on KCRW

LA's Neighborhood Councils were established seven years ago with the promise of more grassroots participation in civic affairs.  They were part of the new, reformed City Charter,…

Will LA's Neighborhood Councils Ever Work?

LA's Neighborhood Councils were established seven years ago with the promise of more grassroots participation in civic affairs.  They were part of the new, reformed City Charter,…

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