Conversation with an Expert: Education & Immigration

As we await comprehensive immigration reform the nexus between education and immigration has been noted as critical to understanding the future of workforce development and education in the U.S. Join us and the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies to discuss how UCLA and the City of Los Angeles are poised to impact Los Angeles’ estimated 1.1 million undocumented people, one-tenth of the nations’ total. Continue reading

UCLA Day in the District 2014: Building Strong Communities throughout Los Angeles County

UCLA Day in the District is the one time of the year when alumni, staff, students, and friends come together to carry one strong voice to our regional state legislators, discuss with them the issues of concern to the University, discuss the importance of protecting higher education in the state budget, and discuss the contributions that UCLA brings to California’s economic recovery and ongoing economic growth.

The State Government Relations (SGR) unit, in collaboration with the Advocacy unit, has employed a customized approach to meeting with each of the 33 members of the UCLA delegation of State Legislators. SGR has identified advocates whose areas of expertise will be of particular interest to our delegation. This same approach will apply to faculty and staff whose areas of expertise directly relate to the interests of each member and their legislative districts. Continue reading