Cash for College aims to help students

By Vanessa Ramos   East Los Angeles College hosted Cash for College workshops that gave instructions on how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms and AB540 students helped complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) forms Saturday.  Along with CADAA filing, the deadline is March 2 for any Cal Grant program consideration.    Deadlines for the 2020-2021 school year FAFSA is March 2,  and additional…

March 2, 2020
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Workshops empower women to speak up

By Cristal Gomez “Empowering Network” workshops created by Title IX coordinator Angie Toledo focuses on women empowerment, events will take place in both Spring and Fall semester. “Unfortunate things are happening right now. The time to bring the issue for a forefront is necessary to make sure this doesn’t happen again,” said Toledo. Before the movement began with the Harvey Weinstein incidents, ELAC  offered workshops to the students, faculty, and…

February 14, 2018
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Consent is Sexy Workshop

By Giselle Palomera Monica Avila hosted a workshop Wednesday to help students build skills to effectively communicate personal feelings and establish consent to create a healthier relationship. The purpose of the workshop was to create a space where all partners can feel free of judgment and shame. The workshop centered around personal experiences, while students and faculty spoke about situations they had been in revolving around the lack of consent. Female…

October 18, 2017
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Earthquake readiness workshop prepares students for big one

By Melody Ortiz An earthquake safety workshop that discussed earthquake readiness and preparation was held Monday. ELAC’s Fire Technology Coordinator Jason Hosea began the lecture portion by saying, “You don’t rise to the level of the occasion, you rise to the level of your training,” meaning the more knowledgeable one is in a situation, the better suited they are to handle it. He talked about the importance of being prepared…

October 11, 2017
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Healthy relationships main topic of domestic violence workshop

By Gustavo Buenrostro The types of relationships, cycles of violence and gender roles were all topics of discussion in Healthy relationships workshop on Thursday. The workshop focused on different aspects of domestic violence. It was meant to teach students how to identify bad relationships and how to have good relationships. Romantic relationships weren’t the only one’s covered. Friendships, work relationships and family dynamics were mentioned as well. In the workshop,…

October 11, 2017
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