Sylvia Mendez explains journey fighting for education

Civil rights and education activist Sylvia Mendez returned to ELAC on March 30 continuing to enlighten students as the latest speaker of the ELAC Racial Equity & Social Justice Town Hall series, since her last visit in 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Fighting for Racial Equity and Social Justice.”

April 16, 2021
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ELAC becomes a COVID-19 vaccination center

East Los Angeles College is currently the host site to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Last May, ELAC began a partnership with LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis to become a COVID-19 swab test site. The purpose was to provide access to COVID testing to a marginalized community of color.

April 16, 2021
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Lack of unity, procedures leaves in person returns in disarray

Future uncertain for in-person instruction By: Paul Medina Many levels of East Los Angeles College faculty and staff failed to reach a consensus on the appropriate actions to take for the return for in-person-classes at the Shared Governance Council meeting (ESGC). The meeting on Zoom Feb. 22, brought together an array of ELAC personnel who reported and discussed pressing matters pertaining to the college’s governance. Amongst the several concerns, the…

March 6, 2021
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