East Los Angeles College has been around for 75 years and Ray Mireles, 92, has lived through most of the college’s time open as a professor and alum.
Rideshare drivers do not need a wage increase. Increasing their minimum wage may be a simple solution that helps them maintain a living wage, but there are flaws with this reasoning.
ELAC should offer more scholarship opportunities to students who aren’t new or transferring, but just trying to learn new things. School budgets generally favor student enrollment and transfer rates, offering little financial help to older ELAC students and those who work full-time.