Friday, June 26, 2020

New Black Resource Center

Note: As of this posting, no news release by UCLA on this topic has been posted.

From the Bruin: UCLA will create a Black Resource Center on campus, a UCLA spokesperson confirmed Thursday. The Black Resource Center will be in the center of campus, said UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez in an emailed statement. The Black Graduate Student Association said in a statement Thursday that the creation of a Black Resource Center is a monumental step for the Black community at UCLA.

“Although the timing is eerily convenient, this is a major win for our community,” the statement read. “Black students in the ASU space and beyond have been demanding and advocating for a center such as this one to be established for over 5 years, which goes to show how monumental this is for our community.”

The BGSA will hold a town hall meeting July 1 with university administrators, including Chancellor Gene Block, to discuss comments and concerns of the Black community at UCLA...

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Note: An earlier version of the Center was reported as being planned last November:

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