Debra Gussin’s “Our Time ” Named August “Best Song Of The Month

…she became more serious about songwriting when she took a lyric writing class at UCLA taught by hit songwriter, Marty Panzer (who wrote the hits “Even Now” for Manilow and “Through The Years” for Kenny Rogers). “It was when I took Marty Panzer’s writing class, that songwriting became more than a hobby for me,” explained…

Program Boosts Access and Opportunity for Native Youth

When Allison Garner was a high school freshman in Bakersfield some four years ago, she learned about a college preparatory program for Native American students like her. UCLA’s Tribal Leadership and Community Development Certificate, designed to increase access to college for Native American high school students by enrolling them in college-level courses focused on topics…