Leslie Ann Siy is the current Director for the Special Olympics World Games’ Families Program and a Bruin alumna. Read More

Posted on July 2, 2015 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

Mongelli Award, Fall ’18 – Mobile Eye Clinic Undergraduate Connection @ UCLA

Posted on January 8, 2019 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

With vision care often overlooked, the Mobile Eye Clinic Undergraduate Connection (UMEC) at UCLA has worked tirelessly to provide free vision care to underprivileged communities in Los Angeles. As an undergraduate-led division of the UMEC, the organization aims to shape members into future leaders through clinical exposure and professional development. –› Read More

Mongelli Award, Fall ’18 – Underground Scholars Initiative @ UCLA

Posted on January 8, 2019 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

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

UCLA Volunteer Day’s 10th Anniversary

Posted on August 10, 2018 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

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

Mongelli Award, Spring ’18 – The Hunger Project

Posted on April 17, 2018 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

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

Mongelli Award, Spring ’18 – Mobile Clinic Project

Posted on April 12, 2018 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center

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

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