Center for the Political Future

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The mission at the USC Dornsife Center for the Political Future is to advance civil dialogue that transcends partisan divisions and explores solutions to our most pressing national and global challenges.

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Upcoming Events

The Future of Los Angeles with Gloria Molina, former LA County Supervisor and CA Assemblymember

Gloria Molina, former California legislator and Fall 2021 Fellow at the Center for the Political Future, joins CPF Co-Directors Bob Shrum and Mike Murphy to...

8/19 12pm
Center for the Political Future’s Fall 2021 Open House

Join the USC Center for the Political Future, Unruh Associates, and VoteSC at our Fall 2021 open house to kick off the new school year. Learn about...

8/31 5pm
To Recall or Not? Assessing the Campaign to Recall Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom was elected as California's 40th governor in 2019 with a chance to run for a second term in the state's November 2022 election. Hoping to stop...

9/1 12pm
Politics 101: Everything You've Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

POSC 395 Student Workshop Event. Join our expert panelists to discuss YOUR questions about American politics. Get honest, fact-based, no-judgement responses...

9/21 4pm
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The once-a-decade process of redrawing House of Representatives districts is underway, following the U.S. census results. Texas and Florida will gain more...

9/28 12pm

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