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First Generation College Student Awareness Week (FGAW)

Monday, May 01, 2017 - Friday, May 05, 2017
Join us for a week of celebratory events to celebrate YOU and the 8,500+ first-gen UCLA Bruins!

 

Monday May 1st 
Community is Key!
All UCLA students, faculty & staff join us showing your pride by sporting your first-generation college student t-shirts.

FGAW Presents: Mindful Meditation Drop In!
Location: Carnesale Commons: Venice AB
Time: 11:30am (30min session); 12:30pm (30mins session)
Come and kick off First Generation College Student Awareness Week with some meditation! Enjoy FREE snacks provided by Kind. Make sure to join the mindfulness challenge http://www.resilience.ucla.edu/events

Tuesday, May 2nd 
First-Gen Community Celebration ft. Actress Yvonne Orji
Location: Meyer & Renee Luskin Centennial Terrace
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Food, fun, beautiful views and the chance to meet Yvonne, a fellow first-gen and actress on the hit show Insecure!
**space is limited to the first 400 people.

Wednesday, May 3rd
Bruin Plaza Talk & Trivia
Location: Bruin Plaza/Bruin Bear
Time 11am-1pm
Stop by the First To Go tent located in front of the bruin bear to meet the staff, grab a brownie (or two) and pick up a FREE First To Go t-shirt.

Friday, May 5th
Being First-Gen Has Many Faces
Location: Bruin Plaza
Time: 12pm-1pm
Like Diddy Riese? Join the Bruin Guardian Scholars Program and First To Go in Bruin Plaza to help us celebrate the foster youth and first-gen identity and grab a delicious Diddy Riese cookie.