Sign in downtown Los Angeles indicating sister cities with country flags, distances and directions by Pmlineditor via Wikimedia Commons

CPD Senior Research Specialist Sohaela Amiri shares about the value of Los Angeles' proposed sister city relationship with Kyiv.

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Cutting-edge research on digital spaces and how to develop effective messaging for your audiences. 

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Roopa Desai Trilokekar, 2021 Canada-U.S. Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in PD, will be featured. 


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To fully understand the dynamics within a city, we attend to actors across the municipal landscape, from representatives of city governments to representatives of urban neighborhoods, cultural districts, businesses and non-profits. The aim of this discussion is to extend conversations to the diverse players that constitute the city—those who are not only involved, but in many cases driving new networks and relationships with global implications.

What does a Biden administration say to the world? Find out from Pew Research Center on 11/16.

October 12, 2021

Find out more how global corporate leaders are solving problems from the private sector POV.

Immigrant workers in Oxnard California. Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0).

Mexican diplomat Rodrigo Márquez Lartigue describes a U.S.-Mexico initiative via the Mexican consular network.

September 29, 2021

The upcoming World Expo in Dubai offers an opportunity to form human-to-human connections amid the uncertainty of today's world, writes CPD Director Jay Wang.