Exploring ways to help people with depression

October 22, 2020

The Los Angeles Community College District created a safe place for constituents to share their personal experiences with depression and other mental issues. They hosted a mental health workshop to introduce ways to identify and support people with mental health issues.

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Gender oppression continues harmful path

Gender oppression continues to hurt people and to detail how it begins a gender oppression workshop was presented Tuesday.
The workshop consisted of 21 females participating including Sonia Rivera, director of sexual assault services, and facilitator Claudia Arevalo.

October 16, 2020
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Honored ELAC coach dies

October 15, 2020

Retired East Los Angeles College football coach Al Padilla was an exceptional man with a personality to match. The former ELAC coach died on Oct. 4 due to kidney problems.

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Budget cuts threaten student tutoring hours

The Learning Center lost a grant that will start to affect staff by winter, which will result in fewer tutoring hours. It has already lost some CALWORKS tutors when migrating online.
Math tutors were not cut, but now they are down eight tutors and have decided to reduce their hours. Some tutors graduated and their positions were not filled.

October 15, 2020
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Domestic violence advocacy calls for male participation

Due to an increase of domestic violence and sexual assualt this year, the East Los Angeles Women’s Center has decided to take action and host informative online workshops.
Cases have gone up with the stay-at-home orders in place these past months during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women says, “Emerging data and reports from those on the front lines, have shown that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified.”

October 9, 2020
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Possible automotive tech in-person classes spring 2021

October 9, 2020

Automotive Technology may return to in-person labs for the 2021 spring semester.
Department Chair Adrian Banuelos proposal would cover all the automotive class lab sections being offered during the 2021 spring semester and would follow county guidelines on reopening. Lectures would continue as online portions.

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Guided pathways creates student support, success map

Guided Pathways helps East Los Angeles College students map out an educational path, specifically tailored to a student, based on interests and skills.
The California Guided Pathways Project teamed up with the Community College Research Center for eight years of research, on American community college students.

October 2, 2020
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ELAC focused on campus equity

East Los Angeles College is a minority majority community college, but that doesn’t mean that it is free of racism.
In efforts for equity ELAC hosted an equity audit dialogue to highlight what was learned from an anti-racism presentation last Friday.
The anti-racism presentation, Fostering and Sustaining Inclusive Classrooms for People of Color was held on Sept. 10. The dialogue was led by the e-convening team and critical topics were explained by the equity ambassadors.

October 2, 2020
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