About Best Buddies at UCLA
Best Buddies at UCLA is a student volunteer organization committed in creating a better, more accepting environment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). By creating one-on-one friendships between individuals with IDD and UCLA college students.
We believe everyone deserves a friend. Despite our differences, physically or intellectually, we all deserve to feel included.
Best Buddies at UCLA is to advocate for the people who have Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Their inclusion in all aspects whether it be in social, workforce and other arenas is our greatest priority.
Best Buddies at UCLA aims to provide both college students and people who have disabilities a safe and comfortable space to create long lasting memories and friendships. We believe that a community filled with positive and friendly atmosphere will stimulate strong bonds within each buddy pairs.