With the aim to shift the school-to-prison pipeline to a prison-to-school pipeline, the Underground Scholars Initiative (USI) at UCLA is using higher education as an alternative to incarceration. As a student-led organization, USI seeks to bridge the gap between the academic theoretical discourse of mass incarceration to one that is grounded in the lived experiences of UCLA and its people. –› Read More
On Saturday, Sept. 29, the UCLA Volunteer Center will celebrate the 10th annual anniversary of Volunteer Day. Different from past years, this Volunteer Day brings exciting changes that engages more Bruins in more places than ever before. –› Read More
The Hunger Project at UCLA is a student-run organization comprised of over sixty volunteers that aims to relieve homelessness in the Greater Los Angeles area. The organization’s mission is to not only provide basic aid to the populations facing homelessness, but to also help underserved members reintegrate into society by addressing the root causes of the issue. In addition, Hunger Project strives to end the stereotypes surrounding homelessness. –› Read More
Founded in 2000, the Mobile Clinic Project at UCLA has evolved into a large, active student-run organization consisting of 65 active undergraduate volunteers and 125 medical and public health graduate students. Through their core values of compassionate care, advocacy, and accessibility, MCP aims to improve the quality of life of folks facing homelessness and other vulnerable populations in the greater Los Angeles area, specifically in West Hollywood and Santa Monica. –› Read More
The UCLA Volunteer Center is now part of UCLA Alumni Affairs! The shift to Alumni Affairs will help the Center develop stronger relationships with students, alumni, staff, faculty, and family who actively participate in Volunteer Center events each year. This move also includes a new on-campus location for the Center in the heart of campus at the James West Alumni Center (JWAC). The UCLA community is invited to visit and learn more about the Center’s upcoming opportunities.
The UCLA Volunteer Center welcomes you to participate in service opportunities both on-campus and in the Los Angeles community. Get started:
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