UCLA / IDEA
The Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access (UCLA/IDEA) is a network of University of California at Los Angeles scholars and students, professionals in schools and public agencies, advocates, community activists and urban youth. UCLA/IDEA’s mission is to make high-quality public schooling and successful college participation routine occurrences in low-income neighborhoods of color. Research and capacity-building are the tools UCLA/IDEA uses to empower individuals, build relationships, and create knowledge for civic participation and social change. www.ucla-idea.org.