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About the Center

Guided by Ambassador Walter Annenberg’s belief that communication impacts all aspects of society and should be used in the public interest, the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP) unites visionary ideals with impactful scholarship and practical applications that promote innovative solutions to policy and social concerns.

Based at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California, CCLP is a policy center that conducts and disseminates research, organizes courses and fosters dialogue through programs, seminars and symposia for scholars, students, policymakers and working professionals.

CCLP focuses its activities on issues covering The Role of Media in a Democracy, Communication Leadership, and Communication Technology and Social Change, which includes the Technology and Trafficking Initiative.