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 service learning and internship classes as well programs such as the Astin Scholars program, Jumpstart, and JusticeCorps
Examine traditions of service and the role of social critique in democracy, and participate actively with community organizations
Explore disability as a social issue and intellectual framework, not just a medical condition; can include internships and apprenticeships
Gain first-hand knowledge of public policy challenges and processes in California
Combine UC coursework with research and internships in Washington DC