• Exploring ways to help people with depression
  • Los Angeles Community Colleges host voting centers for 2020 election
  • Honored ELAC coach dies
  • Possible automotive tech in-person classes spring 2021

Analysis – Prop 22, changes to app based drivers

Proposition 22 would have very big effects on California residents.
Prop 22 asks whether application-based-drivers should be considered as independent contractors rather than agents or employees. If voters vote yes, Prop 22 would overturn Assembly Bill 5 for app based drivers, which was passed in 2019. Assembly Bill 5 laid out a three-point test that determined whether a worker would be classified as an independent contractor.

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Student ambassador helps undocumented students

Katya Alvarado is the scholar ambassador of the DRC, and her function as an ambassador of the DRC is an advocate for undocumented students on campus.
The Dream Resource Center provides assistance to AB-540 / SB 68 petitions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewals, California Dream Act, Extended Opportunities Programs & Services, scholarships, referrals to counseling and other supportive services and resources available to students on and off campus.

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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.

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