The Los Angeles Community College District created a safe place for constituents to share their personal experiences with depression and other mental issues. They hosted a mental health workshop to introduce ways to identify and support people with mental health issues.
East Los Angeles College as well as all other Los Angeles Community College District colleges will be used as voting centers for the 2020 election. LACCD announced that ELAC would serve as a vote center just as it did for the March primaries.
Presidential and Vice Presidential debates should continue because it gives the public more of an insight to how the candidates think.
President Donald Trump announced over Twitter that he had contracted the coronavirus along with First Lady Melania Trump. After the news of Trump getting COVID-19, Presidential Candidate Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden received tests and the results came back negative.
By Jeremy Arias East Los Angeles College faculty and Associated Student Union discussed the importance of standing up for equality and each during the nations trying times. This panel focused on the National Chicano Moratorium’s fiftieth anniversary and inclusion politics as back drops for equality. The panel discussion was facilitated by ELAC Faculty member and award winning Executive Producer Felipe Agredano, who introduced and welcomed the guest speakers Conrado Terrazas,…
Vice presidents, deans and chair people of East Los Angeles College answered questions from students about international student success, tutoring, admissions, transferring and counseling.
A virtual ceremonial signing of the LBGTQIA+ Bill of Rights occurred during the board meeting.
The Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees met to discuss the new LBGTQIA+ bill of rights and commemorate educators that passed away in recent weeks.
The Learning Center lost a grant that will start to affect staff by winter, which will result in fewer tutoring hours. It has already lost some CALWORKS tutors when migrating online.
Math tutors were not cut, but now they are down eight tutors and have decided to reduce their hours. Some tutors graduated and their positions were not filled.
California Governor Gavin Newsom failed to protect people’s First Amendment right when he vetoed SB-629.
He failed to address police officers’ blatantly ignoring journalists’ right to cover public protests and demonstrations under the First Amendment.
SB-629 was intended to further protect journalists from police officers, but lacked language that would truly discourage officers from arresting journalists when they’re deemed an inconvenience or from outright assaulting.
Katya Alvarado is the scholar ambassador of the DRC, and her function as an ambassador of the DRC is an advocate for undocumented students on campus.
The Dream Resource Center provides assistance to AB-540 / SB 68 petitions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewals, California Dream Act, Extended Opportunities Programs & Services, scholarships, referrals to counseling and other supportive services and resources available to students on and off campus.
East Los Angeles College’s Fall 2020 classes have started, and students should be aware of some important dates. Classes that meet for less than 16 weeks have different add and drop dates. For information on these classes, the ELAC website suggests checking student’s information portals. The following table has information on adding and dropping classes that are 16 weeks in length.