Chino: Campus adds 1,500 books to library in women’s prison

From UCLA Newsroom

” recent UCLA book drive motivated students, faculty and staff to collect or donate more than 1,500 books for the library of a state women’s prison in Southern California. The first of the books have now begun to arrive at the California Institution for Women (CIW) in Chino. Organized by the Justice Work Group and the Department of African American Studies, the Bruin Prison Book Drive placed donation bins in academic departments and residential units as well as hosted poetry slam events.”

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/dept/faculty/campus-adds-1-500-books-to-library-in-women-s-prison

Santa Monica: Foraging Talk; ‘Public Fruit Maps’ Exhibit at UCLA; Cooking with FIG’s Ray Garcia

from the Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/features/food/dailydish/la-dd-foraging-talk-public-fruit-maps-exhibit-ucla-cooking-demo-20130515,0,6912887.story