A Startup Incubator Designed Specifically For Underrepresented Groups

By Delece Smith-Barrow Incubators for startups can be saviors for new entrepreneurs, offering them work space and guidance from experienced business leaders. But, like the tech industry as a whole, they’re often short on one thing: minorities. This gap struck Paul De La Cerda, executive director of the East Los

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East LA College Foundation and OmniWorks™ Launch ESTEC™ LA Incubator For Women, Veteran, Minority, Formerly Incarcerated, and LGBTQIA Owned Businesses

The Small Business Incubator, Funded In Part by JPMorgan Chase, With additional Support from Union Bank, and the California State Strong Workforce Program, Will Assist Local Students and Entrepreneurs with Business Start Ups and Growth Opportunities Press Release Friday, March 23rd, 2018 Contact: Paul De La Cerda, ELAC Foundation, (323)

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Community Leaders Join East Los Angeles College Community to Address Housing, Clothing, Transportation and Hunger Issues at the Global Celebration of Giving Tuesday

Press Release Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Contact: Paul De La Cerda, ELAC Foundation, (323) 265-8901 Email: delacep@elac.edu ***PRESS RELEASE*** Monterey Park (CA) – Over two hundred students, community leaders, faculty, and staff, attended East Los Angeles College’s (ELAC) “Transforming Lives” Annual Giving Campaign kickoff celebration. The event was a global

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$48,500 in Scholarships Awarded By ELAC Foundation

On Thursday November 16, 2017, ELAC Foundation awarded over $48,500 in scholarships to ELAC students at the 2017 Fall Scholarships Awards Ceremony. Over two hundred ELAC students and parents were attended the celebration. The speaker of the event was ELAC Foundation Executive Director Paul De La Cerda.  “The Foundation is dedicated to helping

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Executive Assistant Barnes Retires After Four Decades of Service

By Dorany Pineda After 44 years of service at East Los Angeles College, Olga Barnes bid farewell to the campus community at the close of this semester. It was in the fall of 1971 when Barnes first stepped foot onto ELAC grounds, just a few months after graduating from Garfield Senior

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Huskies Destroy West Los Angeles College on Alumni Night

By Joe Dargan Along with the fun night of food and drinks, the Football team extended its winning streak to three. ELAC defeated divisional rival West Los Angeles College 35-17 on Alumni Night in the final home game of the season. Before the game began the Alumni Association hosted its inaugural

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BY CRISTAL GOMEZ Huskies end 2017 football season on a high note winning on a five-game winning streak with a 7-3 record. Going into his second year as ELAC Head Coach, Bobby Godinez lead the team to the Patriotic Bowl. Coach Godinez replaced ex-head coach Eric Marty after having a

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Pop! Bursting the California Water Bubble at East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park (CA)- On Thursday, November 16, 2017 over hundred business and community leaders attended BizFed Institute NextUp Economic Forum: Pop! Bursting the California Water Bubble at East Los Angeles College. This was ELAC Foundation’s first partnership with BizFed Institute. This was a kick off to the NextUp Economic Forum

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LA Philharmonic Creates Wonderful Imagery in Performance

BY Alyssa Crow The Los Angeles Philharmonic performed a free concert at East Los Angeles College on Saturday evening to a packed auditorium. The symphony was conducted by Jonathon Heyward, who played “Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture” by Russian composer Mikhail Glinka. Heyward approached the podium to applause, lifted his arms

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ELAC Speech Team Wins National Championship in Washington, D.C. Three Years Running

April 17, 2017- Monterey Park, CA— For the third consecutive year, students of the East Los Angeles College Speech Team won the National Championship, in the Hindman Division, at the 2017 Phi Rho Pi National Championship Speech Tournament in Washington, D.C. Sixty community colleges, from across the nation, competed in

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