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New Year’s Resolution

Around this time of year, many of us are starting to think about our New Year’s Resolutions. What can we commit to in 2015? Self improvement, or at least the desire for it, is a shared American hobby. According to Forbes nearly 40% of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions, however only 8% of those […]

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50th Annual PRism Awards Celebrates the Public Relations Industry

Last month the Public Relations Society of America – Los Angeles (PRSA-LA) marked the 50th anniversary of the PRism Awards with a gala ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. Emceed by actor and television personality John O’Hurley the event recognized outstanding achievements in the public relations industry in Los Angeles. Honorees included Children’s Hospital Los […]

Half of U.S. Households Are Worse Off Than 25 Years Ago… And Continue to Lose Ground

Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Chair, noted some worrisome facts on family income and savings: “The lower half of households by wealth, held just 3 percent of wealth in 1989 and only 1 percent in 2013. To put that in perspective…the average net worth of the lower half… representing 62 million households, was $11,000 in 2013.” […]

LinkedIn Alumni Group

Having a digital presence is a crucial component in your career development and job search. LinkedIn is currently the most regularly used platform to network, promote one’s credentials, and establish a professional digital presence. Since LinkedIn is so commonly used, the UCLA Extension Paralegal Training Program has converted its LinkedIn group to be exclusive to […]

Alumni Event! Mixer and Ethics MCLE

The UCLA Extension Paralegal Training Program is excited to announce our newest event. In the past we have organized happy-hour mixers and training sessions. On September 16th, 2014, we will have new blended format! We will be having a networking mixer and low-cost MCLE course. Our low-cost MCLE course is exclusive to alumni of, and […]