IDEAS at UCLA conducts many events throughout the year to advocate and provide resources for undocumented youth in the community. Whether you’re an ally, a parent, a teacher, or an undocumented student yourself, we invite you to join us in our events so that you can learn more about the resources, the struggles, and the stories of undocumented youth.

Click on the event titles below to see our upcoming and past activities:



Upcoming Events


7th Annual Educator's Conference

Saturday, October 18th, 2013 | Downtown UCLA Labor Center

The AB540 Project hosts the Annual Educator’s Conference to inform educators how they can assist the undocumented students in their institutions. Some of the topics we will discuss include: Legislation (AB540, Federal Dream Act), Deferred Action, CA Dream Act Application, the undocumented student experience, and much more. Click here to RSVP. Please email for any questions about this upcoming event.

Enormous Activities Fair

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Tuesday, September 30, 11am – 2pm | Royce Quad

Join iDEAS at UCLA on October 30th for the Enormous Activities Fair

Past Events

ICE Monster Press Conference & Rally

December 15, 2013 | USCIS Field Office- Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA – Dream Team Los Angeles along with Los Angeles based grassroots community organizations will hold a press conference and rally in response to the 2 million deportations overseen by President Obama which are facilitated by the collaboration between local law enforcement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The event is part of a national movement to demand that President Obama use his executive power to put a stop to all deportations and will highlightthe impact of deportations at the local level. In January 2013 alone, almost 2,000 people in California were deported through the infamous and wrongfully named “Secure” Communities program. Los Angeles County has the highest rate of deportations, higher than Maricopa County in Arizona.

Please email for any questions about other upcoming events like this.

5th Advancing Justice Conference

November 14-16, 2013 | Downtown UCLA Labor Center

Hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice with IDEAS at UCLA as an official Community Supporter, the Advancing Justice Conference is the first and only national conference that focuses on civil rights and social justice in the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Undocumented Student Welcome Day

Saturday, September 14, 2013 | UCLA Covel Commons

The Annual Undocumented Student Welcome Day is an event designed to welcome incoming UCLA undocumented students to the IDEAS family and inform them about the resources that will make their higher education journey a success. Come and meet other undocumented students and allies in UCLA. RSVP today!

IDEAS 10th Anniversary Banquet

Thursday, June 6, 2013 | UCLA James West Alumni Center

Come join IDEAS at UCLA as we celebrate 10 years of work with food and music. RSVP today!

6th Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference

June 1, 2013 | UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom

The 6th Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference informs the community about undocumented student-related issues regarding legislation, fundraising, and advocacy. With new policies like Deferred Action and the renewed fight for immigration reform, this event is designed to empower undocumented youth to pursue their dreams and effect positivity in their communities. RSVP today!

Bringing Light to the Struggle: Immigrant Awareness Week

March 5-7, 2013 | UCLA Campus

Join us on March5-7 for our week of action, as we shine light on the immigrant struggle. Please visit the Facebook Page for this upcoming event.

Bruins without Borders Week

November 5-9, 2012 | UCLA Campus

This year’s Bruins without Borders Week has become an inclusive event of not only the undocumented struggle, but also the social struggles of other groups and how they intersect. Join us and stand with us in solidarity for this event!

Please visit the Facebook Page for this upcoming event.

Immigration Reform Town Hall

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | St. Alban’s Church at UCLA

Come join IDEAS at UCLA as we present the truths about the new immigration policies that are being created by Congress. Check out the event page.