Background: The US Agency for International Development, Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance
(USAID/OFDA) is the lead US Government (USG) agency for the coordination of USG responses to
international natural disasters, and a leading participant in the global humanitarian community.
By Matthew Kredell
In an effort to increase the pipeline of minority students going into Ph.D. programs in the field of planning, the USC Price School of Public Policy and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) cosponsored the first-ever Summer Pre-Doctoral Workshop for Students of Color in July.