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The Power of Optimism

There are people who believe anything is possible—and frequently prove it. At UCLA, we call this optimism and we call ourselves optimists. We are a public university; we were created to serve. So this site is for you too. And all optimists everywhere. Because it has never been just about us. It has always been about we.

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Optimists are easy to recognize. They’re the ones taking charge, springing into action, and making a difference. Explore all the ways that these dreamers and doers from all walks of life and every discipline are creating positive change in their communities and around the world.