Safe Zone offers help to undocumented, LGTBQ students

By David Graddy The Safe Zone Ally Organization held a workshop to offer resources serving the LGBTQ community and undocumented students. The workshop was held at East Los Angeles College campus in the Student Services Building E1 in room 176. Each year, Safe Zone helps more than 35,100 students at ELAC by offering a variety of resources including living accommodations, personal needs, and overall general health with a goal to…

December 3, 2017

Dream Resource Center aims to make students feel safe

By Frank Portillo The Dream Resource Center provides resources for all students in need, including those who are undocumented, homeless and/or members of the LGBTQ community. “The intent (of the program) is always going to be (providing) a place where our students can come and feel like they’re welcomed and a part of something. Many students still live in what they call ‘the shadows.’ Our students are still fearful, especially…

November 15, 2017

Safe Zone pushes for tolerance

By Noe Ortega Student workers and faculty came together for the Safe Zone Coalition training for undocumented students and the LGBT. According to the website, Safe Zone is a sanctuary for LGBT and undocumented students, faculty and the community. It’s a place where members can share stories about their unique experiences and be in a place where they can feel at peace. It’s also a place where student workers and…

September 27, 2017