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A Centennial Initiative
To celebrate its 100th anniversary, UCLA has created Data for Democracy, a project for K-12 students to analyze and gather data on critical issues such as access to parks, jobs, and housing in Los Angeles. Each month, we will take up one of these issues and share charts, graphs, maps and other information from UCLA research centers. Classrooms will be able to use “Padlet,” an online tool, to discuss these ideas and share student work. In May 2020, students from across the city will have a chance to come to UCLA to talk with one another and UCLA researchers about what they have learned about inequality, opportunity and social change in Los Angeles.

A Centennial Initiative
Our Stories, Our Impact is a multimedia traveling exhibit that illuminates the role of UCLA and its alumni in advancing equity and equality in America. The exhibit is anchored by the stories of present and former Bruins who have advanced and shaped social justice movements. This project is led by the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the Labor Center, and the Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Immigration Policy in partnership with the Institute of American Cultures, the American Indian Studies Center, the Asian American Studies Center, the Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the Chicano Studies Research Center. The exhibit will tour notable locations throughout Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery and Self-Help Graphics and Art.

A Centennial Initiative
An initiative led by the UCLA Library consisting of nearly two dozen components to erase barriers that limit access to the materials and scholarship produced at UCLA. This project will include digitizing 5,000 library resources, a dramatic expansion of the Library’s open repositories, a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create entries for publicly accessible collections, and the launch of special partnerships with the Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles County Public Library.

Launching: April 2020
A major exhibition led by the Fowler Museum in partnership with the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Library along with 11 campus units that together care for close to 14 million objects. This project will provide the opportunity to share with the public, as never before, the diverse collections of UCLA, all while illuminating new narratives, engaging with forward-looking as well as controversial issues related to collecting, and continuing the tradition of interdisciplinary partnerships. The exhibition will be accompanied by a Fiat Lux class, K-12 outreach, wide-ranging cross-campus public programming, digital resources linking the collections, and much more.