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THE LOS ANGELES RIOTS SURVEYS
The 1992 LA Riots had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of Los Angeles, including government policy, community relations, quality of life, and demographics. Many wondered how these Riots would affect future quality of life, and believed race relations in LA could no longer be ignored. In observance of each of the 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 year anniversaries of the LA Riots, StudyLA sponsored cross-sectional phone surveys of Angelenos to study their attitudes toward Los Angeles in a longitudinal effort to learn more about the Riots’ impact. A total of 5,455 Angelenos have been surveyed since 1997. This year, the survey was conducted in conjuction with the 2017 Public Opinion Survey.