Government officials recognize UCLA’s historic bonds with Los Angeles

UCLA alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered at Los Angeles City Hall to celebrate the UCLA Centennial and honor community members and elected officials. (photos by Reed Hutchinson/UCLA)

The annual advocacy day became ‘UCLA Day’ in Los Angeles as part of the school’s centennial

Los Angeles and UCLA have been civically intertwined for decades — a commitment to public service realized through the numerous alumni serving in city hall and the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, and the faculty, researchers and community members seeking to improve the city year after year.

In its 100-year history, UCLA produced the city’s first African-American mayor, Tom Bradley, and the first female president of the Los Angeles City Council, Peggy Stevenson.

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