As Covid-19 cases soar and college enrollment diminishes. It is becoming increasingly harder to ignore the impact the pandemic has had on working students.
LAUSD Grab ‘n Go Centers are providing free meals for families and communities during these tough times.
LAUSD Grab ‘n Go has provided nearly $4 million meals to families and communities throughout LA County since March 18th, 2020. As of October, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated, “the unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point to 6.9 percent, and the number of unemployed persons fell by 1.5 million to 11.1 million”.
As East Los Angeles College enters its 75th year in operation the campus has undergone a series of major physical transformations. From original World War II bungalows to the beautiful buildings which it houses today, ELAC has gone through a significant journey as it continues to provide educational opportunities for 34,000 students per year.
East Los Angeles College held a screening of “For Rosa,” a film inspired by the Madrigal Ten, a group of women unknowingly castrated during childbirth.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College library has found helpful and innovative ways to help its students. The Helen Miller Bailey Library provides a multitude of online resources to help replace the physical access to educational materials students once had.
A growing population of undocumented students have found a safe haven at East Los Angeles College. ELAC is offering unprecedented support for its undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.The Dream Resource Center is a safe zone for undocumented prospective students.
As East Los Angeles College enters its 75th year in operation, the campus has undergone a series of major physical transformations. From original World War II bungalows to the beautiful buildings on the campus today, ELAC has gone through a significant journey as it continues to provide educational opportunities for 34,000 students per year.
Less than 10 years ago, ELAC’s radio station, KELA was shut down, until Dylan O’Brien decided to reopen the station. He is expecting to have the station running again by next semester if the plans run smoothly.
The lack of emotional support made Psychology Professor Joey Luna want to be a therapist, so he could be there for others who need help.
The stigma toward the LGBTQ community helped Luna aspire to break social norms that plagues the Mexican-American Community.
While small businesses have been struggling to keep open because of COVID-19, the younger generation has turned to social media to help their personal business thrive. Stephanie Meza, a student at ELAC, did just that.
Meza was laid off in March from her job. She invested $200 in a stencil maker and began a business of custom made decorative tumbler cups. She primarily uses instagram to promote her work.