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published Class of 2020 in Blog 2020-06-23 23:00:53 -0700

Dear Class of 2020,

Congratulations to all the hard working, first generation, undocumented, non-traditional, Latino and Afro-Latino graduates of 2020 AND YOUR FAMILIES!

The Latino Alumni Association is proud to welcome all of you to a nationwide community of more than 40,000 members.

We look forward to supporting and engaging with you through career resources, volunteer opportunities, social events and SO MUCH more!

Congratulations and Go Bruins!

published Staying Connected Through COVID-19 in Blog 2020-04-20 00:25:55 -0700

Staying Connected Through COVID-19

A list of events during the months of March 15 - May 15, while Safer at Home orders are in place in Los Angeles.

  1. 03/22 March Board Meeting
  2. 04/01 Weird Hat Wednesday Happy Hour
  3. 04/03 #BruinFridays
  4. 04/08 Live Cooking Demo with Alicia Maher
  5. 04/14 April Board Meeting
  6. 04/17 IG Live with Marvin Lemus and Karina Martinez
  7. 04/18 UCLA Latinx Admit Weekend
  8. 04/22 IG Live with UCLA Latino Alumni Association Board Members
published Spotlight: Sammy Saab in Latino Bruin Spotlights 2020-01-16 17:50:50 -0800

Spotlight: Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, AGAF

In January 2020, Sammy Saab a Latino Bruin from Downey, CA was named Chief of Transplant Hepatology at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center.

 

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published Events 2020-01-13 12:25:13 -0800
published Get Involved 2020-01-05 14:43:40 -0800

Want to Help?

Ways to Get Involved with UCLA Latino Alumni Association.

Attend an Event.

Get the latest information directly from us. In turn, we can match your involvement to your interest level.

Download / Subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Apply to be an Orgulloso Mentor. 

This program matches alumni with ULAA scholarship recipients and other Latinx students to provide mentorship in professional development and personal growth. Mentors commit for one academic year, attend virtual events, and connect with students one-on-one at least twice every quarter. All professional disciplines welcome. Applications for this year were due Monday, October 5, 2020, but please shoot us an email if interested. Contact: UCLA Latino Alumni Association Scholarship Chair Angela Sanchez: angelasanchez@alumni.ucla.edu

Important Dates: 

Monday, October 19, 2020 - OrgullOSO mentor/student matches will be announced. 

October 21-24, 2020 - Multiple mentor training sessions will be held virtually. 

Oct. 26-31, 2020 - We will kick-off meetings for Mentors and Mentees. Details TBD.

Interview a Latino Bruin.

Empower current students to interview with confidence in only a few hours. Practice Interviews take place in November 2020. Please email saa@alumni.ucla.edu to get involved.

Lend your Skillset.

Are you an event planner? Fundraiser? Join the planning committee for the next Fiesta de Inspiración. Do you have experience with social media strategy or design? SEO specialist? HTML? Contact Community Relations (nickibeltranena@alumni.ucla.edu) and volunteer. There are opportunities year-round.

Share our Network with your Network and follow us on social media. 

We hear about a lot of people who want to support the Latino community but don't know how to start. Share our website, forward our newsletter, like our social media posts. All of these things help expand our network and discover better ways to serve our community.

🐻 Instagram 🐻 Facebook 🐻 YouTube 🐻 Twitter 🐻 LinkedIn 🐻

Make a Donation

Scholarship Endowment 🐻 Current Use Scholarship fund. 

Join a Committee.

Scholarships, Membership, Community Relations, Finance, and University Relations. Information about committees is found here. Meetings are announced in our newsletter. You can also contact members individually.

Scholarship, Angela M. Sánchez - angelasanchez@alumni.ucla.edu - Tuesday, Nov. 10th at 6:30pm

Membership,  Christina Hernandez - christinahernandez@alumni.ucla.edu - Tuesday, 10/20 at 6:45pm

Community Relations, Nicki Beltranena - nickibeltranena@alumni.ucla.edu - Thursday 10/29 @ 8:15 pm - Dress up for Halloween!

Finance - Lena Hines - lenahines@alumni.ucla.edu - Tuesday, 10/20 @7:30am - Bring your coffee!

University Relations, Cesar Pacheco - cpacheco@alumni.ucla.edu - Mon Nov 2, 6:30 pm

Join UCLAOne, UCLA’s platform to connect with other Bruins.

You can join our UCLA Latino Alumni Group here: https://uclaone.com/groups/36/feed 

To indicate you’d like to mentor or network, please click on your profile picture -> Edit Profile -> Click boxes that apply under “Offer/Seek Help” section. 

Raise Money for Our Endowment

Do you know a business or organization that would like to support the Latino Community? Let us know by emailing: LATINO@UCLA.ALUMNI.EDU

Donate Swag to UCLA Latino Alumni Association.

This can be school supplies for first-year students, gift cards, a new printer, laundry detergent, just about anything. Contact us, and we will arrange to meet for pick-up or meet for delivery.