Making a Difference
UCLARA funds Staff Scholarships and contributes to campus causes such as the Bruin Resource Center and Food Closet. In 2022, retirees became active in campus mentoring programs.The 2020 UC Retirees Survey found that 70% of respondents volunteer in the community and 25% volunteer for the University.
UCLARA has been recognized by the University of California Regents as an official affiliate organization of UCLA.
UCLARA is a charter and founding member of the Council of University of California Retirees’ Associations (CUCRA). UCLARA and CUCRA are also members of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education (AROHE). See Partnerships for more about UCLARA's collaborations and partnerships.