Graduating senior forged new connections to Vietnamese heritage through UCLA class

UCLA Congo Basin Institute receives community engagement award

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UCLA Congo Basin Institute receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award

June 22, 2021 Dear UCLA Faculty and Staff: It gives me great pleasure to announce that the UCLA Congo Basin Institute (CBI) has received one of four W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community […]

Presenting The Zine: A Bridge Called Solidarity – Un Puente Llamado Solidaridad

September 9, 2021 Saludos UCLA friends, colleagues, and partners, On behalf of the 2021 UCLA Community Scholars Program, Narrative Team Cohort, it is my great pleasure to introduce the Zine (English […]

2021 Pritzker finalists: David Diaz, Farwiza Farhan, Chook-Chook Hillman

In the wake of the sobering findings of the Sixth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the community-focused work of three emerging leaders reminds us that local […]

5 professors receive 2021 Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research

Jonathan Riggs | July 28, 2021 Five UCLA faculty members will create dynamic new courses for undergraduates thanks to the third annual Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research. The awards program, supported by […]

Through UCLA course, students deliver funding to L.A. nonprofits

Elizabeth Kivowitz | July 12, 2021 Thanks to an unusual undergraduate course at UCLA, students have distributed hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past decade to Los Angeles nonprofits. The […]

UCLA Division of Social Sciences Premieres “Community Engaged Scholarship” Video

Here at UCLA, community engaged scholarship is not an option – it is an imperative. Los Angeles is a profoundly diverse, multicultural city and a gateway to the rest of […]

Michelle Caswell Honored with Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars

Michelle Caswell, UCLA associate professor of information studies, has been given the Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars, which annually supports a cohort of UCLA faculty who will each design a […]

Social justice in the spotlight during UCLA Undergraduate Research Week

Robin Migdol | June 16, 2021 An examination of how a museum exhibition that told the stories of HIV-positive people around the world through photographs they took of their daily […]

Trilingual Zoom class inspires next generation of migrant justice leaders at UCLA

Elizabeth Kivowitz | June 2, 2021 Growing up outside San Diego, California, about 20 miles from Mexico, Sebastian Aguilar’s parents always got nervous when they went shopping near the border and […]

UCLA professor launches digital Archive of Healing™ The massive archive aims to democratize knowledge about wellness and health, while safeguarding indigenous traditions

LOS ANGELES, CA – (March 15, 2021) A project more than forty years in the making, The Archive of Healing™ is one of the largest databases of medicinal folklore from […]

UCLA to launch new social justice curriculum with $5 million grant from Mellon Foundation

Professors 101: Jennifer Jay motivates students to combat environmental, sustainability issues

Jessa Calderon (Tongva and Chumash) Photo credit: Kote Melendez

Center for Community Engagement Debuts New Name, new Website, and Campus Database for Community Partnerships

5 professors receive Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research

Robin Migdol | July 9, 2020 Undergraduates will soon have the chance to study California Indian dances, interview migrants at the border, work with social welfare groups and more, thanks to […]

Community-Engaged Learning: A Model for Promoting Learning Transfer, Authentic Engagement, and Undergraduate Research

Former Community Engagement and Social Change Minor, Angélica Reyes, talks about being a DACA recipient and being a teacher.

New Resource on Community-Engaged Teaching and Research: Perspectives from Asian American Scholars and Practitioners.

The inaugural Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Research, supported by the Chancellor’s office and the UCLA Center for Community Learning, has allocated six $10,000 research grants to develop new undergraduate research courses.