Laura Liévano-Karim, PhD

Laura Liévano-Karim is a postdoctoral research fellow at the UCLA Pritzker Center. Her research lies at the intersection between social work and public health; specifically, she focuses on violence prevention and intervention, youth development, and child welfare in Colombia and the United States. Her ongoing research projects in the United States encompass the intersection of

Christine Ann Lina

Christine Ann Lina is the Communications Manager at the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families. Christine's educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from California State University, Long Beach, where she developed a solid foundation in communication theory, research, practical skills, and enhanced her ability to effectively analyze target audiences,

Brenda Tully, PhD

Brenda A. Tully joined the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families as a Research Fellow after earning her PhD in Social Welfare at UCLA in September 2022. Twenty years of social work practice with children, youth, and families on the edge of, or in the child welfare system inform Brenda's research. Brenda plays

Taylor Dudley, JD

Taylor is the Executive Director at the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families. Prior to working at UCLA, Taylor was the Children’s Deputy for LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, where she focused on policy reform relating to foster care, juvenile justice, women’s health , education, child care and immigration. Taylor is a

Ana Rivera

Ana Rivera is the Program Coordinator at the UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families. Ana is a graduate from California State University, Fresno, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health. During her time there she served with Jumpstart to help preschool aged children in underserved communities develop language and