The UCLA Black Alumni Association (UBAA) today announced the 2019 "Black 2 Westwood" Homecoming festivities scheduled October 24-27. This year's festivities, branded with the theme "The Centennial Edition," commemorates UCLA's 100th anniversary.
"We are excited to welcome our alumni back to campus on our centennial year," said UBAA President Michelle Johnson. "Our inaugural Black 2 Westwood Homecoming last year was a hit and this year promises to be even bigger and better! Whether you attended a class or achieved your degree here, you are part of the Black Bruin family!"
The week will begin with a UBAA welcome reception and general meeting on Oct. 24 for an evening of hors d'oeuvres, wine and networking at the UCLA Fowler Museum. On Friday, Oct. 25, UBAA will host "Black Friday" with a walk back down memory lane via the "Black Spots Campus Tour" culminating at Bruin Plaza for entertainment, games and an all-Black Alumni photo. Black Friday will end with the UCLA Black Homecoming Party featuring Let's Play!™ Ultimate Game Night pop up-event in Downtown Los Angeles.
The Homecoming highlight will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the UBAA tailgate at the Rose Bowl and UCLA Bruins v. Arizona State Sun Devils football game. To close out "Black 2 Westwood" weekend, UBAA will host a Winston C. Doby Legacy Scholarship Fundraising Reception on Sunday, Oct. 27 at the UCLA Hall of Fame.
For a complete list of the "Black II Westwood" Homecoming events, log on to https://member.uclablackalumni.org/event/BlackHomecoming2019. To follow the latest homecoming news on social media, use the hashtags #UBAA2019 and #Black2Westwood.
Schedule Of Events
Thursday, October 24, 2019
General Meeting & Welcome Reception at 6:30 UCLA Fowler Terrace
Friday, October 25, 2019
Causal Morning Mixer from 7am-9am Ministry of Coffee in Westwood
Black Wednesday on Friday: 10am-3pm at UCLA
Black Spots Tour starts 10:30 -A Black Bruin Themed Campus Tour
Lunch on the Yard: 12pm-2pm: Music, Performances and Good Vibes Only
Let's Play: Best Damn Game Night: 7pm-2am in Downtown Los Angeles
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Tailgate and Football Game at the Rose Bowl
4 hours before kickoff. Game Time TBA
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Winston C. Doby Legacy Scholarship Fundrasing Reception
UCLA at 4pm-6pm