Civic engagement brings UCLA and local, state, and national communities together to learn and teach each other valuable lessons and skills that will last a lifetime. At UCLA there are many opportunities to participate in civic engagement.
Explore community engagement and internship classes, and programs such as the Astin Scholars program, Jumpstart, and JusticeCorps
Examine issues of social inequality and modes of social change, and participate actively with community organizations
Explore disability as a social issue and intellectual framework, not just a medical condition, through carefully selected electives, an internship or research apprenticeship, and capstone project.
Gain first-hand knowledge of public policy challenges and processes in California
Combine UC coursework with research and internships in Washington DC