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Thank you for considering supporting the UCLA Labor Center.

About Us

For more than 60 years, the UCLA Labor Center has advanced quality employment and education for all.

With a history of fostering innovative collaborations between students, faculty, workers and community partners anchored in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, our approach to research justice, leadership development and narrative change promotes worker justice, racial and economic equity, global labor solidarity and immigrant rights. We accomplish our work in direct partnership with our community and supporters.

The UCLA Labor Center seeks support at all levels, including:

Your contributions
power the Labor Center

years as a steadfast partner for working families in Los Angeles and California.
raised in the last decade from foundations, government grants, and donor support.
fellows from our Dream Summer, Freedom Fellow, Immigrant Justice Fellowships.
departments, centers, and ORUs partnering with us on our research and programs.
community and labor partnerships supporting our fellowships, research, and programming.
Labor Studies majors since 2019.
Individual Donors
Individual Donors

Support from an engaged network of individuals enables our work towards social justice. Individual support through annual, major, and planned gifts is an investment in the future of the UCLA Labor Center, with the goal of creating a more vibrant and just future for workers and communities of color.

Government and Industry Collaborators

Through our diverse networks of industry and educational partners, and city, state and federal leaders, our students and faculty have access to meaningful and transformational experiences that result in better practices in the workplace, stronger grassroots leadership from voices that have typically been marginalized, and a greater understanding of how to promote social justice in the real world. We are always looking to strengthen and expand our partnership with labor and community leaders in the field.

Foundation, Corporate and Private Partners
Foundation, Corporate and Private Partners

Support from foundations, corporations, unions, and private organizations enables the UCLA Labor Center to do more and expand our reach. With dedication and imagination, the UCLA Labor Center continues to impact our community through research for justice, equity-based policy work, and empowering community leaders. Our partners in these areas work with us to build a more just, diverse, and equitable society. We seek new partners while delivering on our commitments to our current partners.

Additional Ways to Give

  • Make a gift by mail

    Please make your check payable to the UCLA Foundation and indicate UCLA Labor Center Fund (#61363C) as the fund designation on the memo line of your check.

    Mail Check to:
    The UCLA Foundation
    PO Box 7145
    Pasadena, CA 91109-7145

    If using FedEx/UPS/DHL to send:
    The UCLA Foundation
    Attn: Patrick Bruno
    Lockbox 7145, 14005 Live Oak Ave
    Irwindale, CA 91706-1300

  • Gift of Securities

    For gifts of stock and bonds, please use our securities transfer form.

    To provide necessary donor information, please notify UCLA by e-mail at prior to transferring securities. If you have any questions, please call 310.794.3333.

  • Wire Transfers

    To wire funds to the UCLA Labor Center, please use our wire transfer instruction form.

    Please notify UCLA by e-mail at prior to transferring any gift. If you have any questions, please call UCLA at 310.794.3333.

  • Estate Gifts

    Estate and planned gifts are a great way to support the UCLA Labor Center while taking advantage of available tax benefits. To learn more about making a gift through your will trust, or other planned giving vehicles, visit UCLA Gift Planning.

    To discuss your charitable planned giving, please contact Vivian Nguyen, Associate Director of Development,

Disclosures for Prospective Donors

To view disclosure statements for prospective donors, visit the UCLA Foundation disclosures page.

For questions about giving to UCLA Labor Center, please contact Vivian Nguyen, Associate Director of Development,

Link your passion to our mission.

  • Greatest Need

    Unrestricted donations to the UCLA Labor Center offer the greatest flexibility and broadest support. They enable us to promptly address urgent needs and new opportunities across all areas at the UCLA Labor Center.

  • Research Justice

    ReWork, a project of the UCLA Labor Center, employs the principles of research justice: we recognize students, workers, and community members as experts, approach research as a tool for action, and promote equal access to information. We believe the future depends on economic equality, which includes safe, dignified jobs for vulnerable communities.

  • School to Movement Pathways

    Support provides our students with opportunities to enhance their education through direct intercollegiate course offerings and fellowships, enabling them to study, enter, thrive, and grow in social justice careers.

Looking for more ways to direct your impact and donation?
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