COVID-19 Community Speaker Series

COVID-19 presented our community and child welfare system with many challenges. This 12-part speaker series addresses those issues head-on, touching on important topics like child abuse, education inequity, and delays in permanency. This series is presented in partnership with community-based organizations and UCLA faculty, as part of our ongoing commitment to bridging the UCLA campus

COVID-19 Community Town Halls

  In the early days of COVID-19, UCLA faculty and staff were scrambling to respond to the needs of the community. In the spirit of partnership, the town halls were launched to combine efforts and respond more efficiently to the needs of the community and our partners. Agencies, such as the LA County Department of

UCLA Child Welfare Summer Academy 2020

COVID-19 disrupted the summer internship and volunteer experiences for many Bruins. In response, the UCLA Pritzker Center launched its inaugural Summer Child Welfare Academy with 160+ students participating. In this three week program, Bruins learned about the child welfare system and its many facets, including education, adoption, and policy making. If you are a UCLA

Dr. Jessica Pryce: Eradicating Racism and Bias in Foster Care

Launched in response to the killing of George Floyd and many other Black Americans, this 3-part lecture series addressed systemic racism and the issues giving rise to the disproportionate number of Black children in foster care. This series was hosted in partnership with Children's Law Center of California & the LA County Department of Children

Trauma Informed Care Conference 2023

The 2023 Trauma-Informed Care Conference will focus on creating a Culture of Wellness & Prevention for Children, Families & Community. This year’s event will be held virtually and in-person on Tuesday, September 26 and will feature a keynote from Dr. Bessel van der Kolk and feature Dr. Diana Ramos, California Surgeon General and Dr. Eraka Bath.


Birthing Justice Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, California

Join us for the Birthing Justice Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 4:30-7:30pm! This event will take place at the Tamkin Auditorium of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The Birthing Justice Film Screening & Panel Discussion is a unique opportunity to explore the intersection of reproductive justice and maternity care.