Supply drive benefits victims of violence

By Maegan Ortiz The East Los Angeles College Community can help women and their children transitional shelter by participating in a supply drive on campus. The drive is just one of many events organized this month by ELAC’s Violence Intervention Team, a group of faculty, staff, administrators and community professionals dedicated to violence prevention. According to information on ELAC’s website, the team tries to prevent violence through raising awareness, providing…

April 23, 2014

Self-defense tactics get students involved

By Lourdes Espinoza As part of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Violence Intervention Team hosted “Common Sense Self-Defense” where Marilyn Ladd taught students how to defend themselves from sexual assault. Ladd, Women’s P.E. Instructor and Violence Intervention Team member, demonstrated self-defense moves to students last Thursday in the Women’s Gym. Students were taught how they could use common self-defense tips if they are ever in an unwanted confrontation with a…

October 26, 2011