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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

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.