Kelly Lytle Hernandez is a Professor of History and African American Studies at UCLA. She is also the Interim Director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. Currently, Professor Lytle Hernandez is the Principal Investigator for the acclaimed Million Dollar Hoods project, which maps how much is spent on incarceration per neighborhood in Los Angeles County. Million Dollar Hoods won the 2018 Freedom Now! Award from the Los Angeles Community Organizing Network.
Watch the installation celebration of Professor Kelly Lytle Hernandez as the holder of the Thomas E. Lifka Chair in History here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=FkNZMzCZHuI