An umbrella department made up of student-initiated, student-run projects that work for freedom and equality in their own communities.

Services Provided

Implementing educational, social, cultural, and academic services; focus on access to college, retention in college, and community service for college students.

Who We Serve

Underserved communities throughout Southern California.

Mission and Goals

To increase students from underserved communities' access to higher education, retention in the university, and graduation rates while also serving as a conscious effort in the community, working toward the empowerment of all people.


AB540 Project

Academic Supports Project (ASP)

Afrikan Education Project

American Indian Recruitment (AIR)

Asian Pacific Health Corps

Aspire Learn Mentor Achieve Science Academy (ALMA)

Barrio Youth Alternatives (BaYA)

Black Latino AIDS Project

Bruin Vision Project (BVP)

Bruins Movin’

Building Heroes Project

Dental Education Outreach (DEO)

Donation of Tissues and Organs (DoT Org)

Fitness Improvement Training Through Exercise and Diet (FITTED)

Flying Samaritans (Flying Sams)

Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE)

Improving Maintaining Homeless Opportunities Through Mentorship and Education (IMHOME)

Incarcerated Youth Tutorial Project (IYTP)

Inglewood Clinic Group (ICG)

Khmer Outreach, Retention, and Education (KORE)

Latinas Guiding Latinas (LGL)

Latino Student Health Project (LSHP)

Leadership and Educational Advancement Program (LEAP)

Math Success Program (MSP)

MEChA Calmecac

MEChA Xinachtli

Medical Experience Through Service and Health Care (MESH)

Mental Health Initiative (MHI)

Mentors Empowering and Nurturing Through Education (MENTE)

Mentors for Academic & Peer Support (MAPS)

Pacific Islander Education & Retention (PIER)

Projecting Minds (ProMinds)

Proyecto de Jornaleros

Reforming Education Diminishing Incarceration (REDI)

Retention of American Indians Now! (RAIN!)

Samahang Pilipino Advancing Community Empowerment (SPACE)

Samahang Pilipino Education And Retention (SPEAR)

Saving Hearts Foundation

Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR)

Student Initiated Outreach Center (SIOC)

Student Retention Center (SRC)

Students Heightening Academic Performance Through Education (SHAPE)

University Muslim Medical Association Volunteer Program (UMMA)

Writing Success Program (WSP)


Partnership Inquiries

Antonio Sandoval
(310) 825-5969

Campus Affiliation

Student Affairs
220 Westwood Plaza, Suite 105
Los Angeles, CA 90095