ELAC professor shares personal stories through book

By George Maldonado East Los Angeles College Sociology Professor, Dr. Daniel A. Castro’s “Dear Chavela” reading discussed his thoughts about social, political and educational issues. In his book, there are small stories from the mind of Castro about him growing up as a Chicano citizen. Castro discussed in his reading the challenges of lower class and Hispanic citizens’ lack of support for continuing their education, culture disconnect and way of…

June 2, 2015

East Los Angeles College celebrates Raza Day LA

By Joshua Inglada Raza Recruitment and Retention Center de University of California, Berkeley volunteered in collaboration with East Los Angeles College to promote student awareness through Raza Day LA. The event was held March 28 at the S2 Recital Hall, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the group’s fifth celebration for Raza Day LA. Latinos, Chicanos and others are who Raza focuses on with its workshops. Raza’s services…

March 29, 2015