Both U.S. Rep. Ted Lieu and California Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian visited the UCLA campus Thursday night to speak with students about their experiences with, and support of, Israel. The Bruins Leadership Dinner is an annual event hosted by the UCLA student organization Bruins for Israel, which invited the special guests.
With more than 750 additional California students having enrolled at UCLA this academic year, Chancellor Gene Block and Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh each separately visited Sacramento to garner support for Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed state budget, while advocating for additional funding to support a critical boost in graduate student enrollment. Both requests will work to maintain UC quality while the system works to even better serve California and its residents.
The visits to the state capital are a prelude to several efforts by UCLA Advocacy, with group trips for UC Graduate Research Day and UC Day in Sacramento set for March.
UCOP has put together a new system-wide website that provides news, resources and support for those affected by President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, including ones that could affect UC’s student dreamers.
The website is now live at: https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/immigration