Political awareness club champions social justice

April 25, 2018

By Frank Portillo The East Los Angeles College Students for Political Awareness club aims to promote political literacy for students. Vice president of the club Golden Sheard said that the clubs presence on campus is important in order to try to “demystify” what people’s perceptions of politics are. She said that trying to have conversations with different people about current politics outside of school, usually results in the other person…

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Workshop informs about immigration laws

By Cynthia Laguna The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California held “Know Your Rights,” a presentation discussing Proposition 47 and other laws in the Auditorium Foyer last Thursday. The ELAC Students for Political Awareness Club teamed up with ACLU to construct a powerpoint presentation with information on what to do if ever arrested or questioned by authorities. The presentation provided students with different informational fliers about voting as well…

October 22, 2014
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