East Los Angeles College NAMI club recites poetry at festival

By Lloyd Cano   National Alliance on Mental Illness club hosted its second of its semi-annual poetry readings and recitings event. At the poetry reading, all were welcomed to read poetry and recite from memory or from favorite passages. Also, those who walked by were encouraged to read from the poetry that club president Jake Stephens wrote.  A few students from the performing class joined the activities and recited poetry. The readings…

November 26, 2012

NAMI hosts poetry reading to bring awareness to mental illness

By Maria Gonzalez and William Hernandez Students had an opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings through poetry this past Wednesday. NAMI on Campus, a student chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness, gathered in the open space between P2 and S2 buildings to let students recite poetry. Students were able to recite their own or the work of others. Part of the mission of NAMI on Campus is…

April 25, 2012