Students and faculty from the social welfare department in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs assist mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States.
UCLA in the community
The Koreatown-based program will help students and their families with asylum and related claims.
Since opening a decade ago, the Robert F. Kennedy UCLA Community School has greatly increased the college-going rate in largely immigrant neighborhoods.
Faculty and staff can still contribute to efforts to help end poverty in the greater Los Angeles region, focusing on housing, education and financial stability.
The campus also will launch four centennial year initiatives designed to build upon UCLA’s longstanding commitment of service to the community.
Una serie de programas y eventos ilumina su crecimiento, su compromiso a la diversidad y la inclusión, y su impacto como una universidad de investigación pública líder.
UCLA's Quality of Life Index shows that sky-high housing prices most worry respondents — especially younger people and renters.
Those in attendance also got to watch the Bruins baseball team practice and chat with players and head coach John Savage.
About 600 Los Angeles-area eighth through 11th graders and their parents, guardians and caregivers attended this year’s “Get College Ready” event.
At a Zócalo Public Square/UCLA Downtown event scholars said legal and political realities make it difficult to remove a president, even if he’s broken the law.
Maj. Steve Kwon, Maj. Tyrone Vargas, Romeo Miguel and Victoria Sanelli received recognition from the U.S. Army Cadet Command for their bravery.
Joselin Palma became a member of the UCLA gymnastics team for a day as part of Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles’ 10,000th granted wish.
Legal scholars on Zócalo/UCLA Downtown panel see corporations and defendants gaining protection, while reproductive rights and affirmative action wither.
In its decade of work, the clinic has trained 400-plus volunteers and helped more than 2,800 people secure things like employment, housing, and education.
For the last two years volunteers have done work restoring and maintaining the 15-acre garden.
The Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies was founded in 2016 to support the creation of media about environmental issues for non-English speakers and people from different cultural backgrounds.
The new 50-bed Centre for Gynecologic and Fistula Care at Mbarara Hospital will treat fistulas caused during obstructed labor.
About 1,700 people received treatment from internal medicine physicians, dentists, optometrists and nurses at the three-day clinic held in downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about nanotechnology, meteorites and dinosaurs, among other science topics. Actress, author and mathematics alumna Danica McKellar will receive a science and education award.
Wounded Warrior Project funding will allow more post 9-11 veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and mild traumatic brain injury to receive treatment.
The free event will include moon dust, meteorites and lunar experts. The viewing is part of International Observe the Moon Night, an annual worldwide celebration that encourages appreciation of the moon.
Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Center partners with other organizations to help Los Angeles-area women by bringing classes to locations convenient for them.
The event in Bruin Plaza on Oct. 9 is sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center and will feature singing, refreshments and a screening of Native short films in Kaplan Hall.
Ric Ryan, 72, has raised $125,000 to support veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The 10th anniversary of the annual day of service included helping veterans in West Los Angeles, a village cleanup in Namibia and a blood drive in Hong Kong.