Author: Eve

The Accelerated Schools Hold Grand Opening Ceremony for New Dual Language Campus

The Accelerated Schools, a Pre-K to 12th grade network of public charter schools that provides high quality education to students in South Los Angeles, celebrated their grand opening of a new, $37 million campus for its dual language (Spanish/English) school, The Accelerated Charter Elementary School (ACES). The brief reception honored the hard work and dedication […]

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LAWA Launches Free Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has launched the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles Southwest College, and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council. The workforce development program will prepare local residents for skilled craft labor careers to support the $15 billion capital improvement program […]

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The Other Side of Paradise: How to improve the promise of California’s community colleges

Sydney Kamlager-Dove is the President of the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Ms. Kamlager-Dove has spent more than 20 years working in the nonprofit, entertainment and policy sectors and is a strong voice for the people who live in or near poverty in California. Last year, I spoke at a conference on youth homelessness. During pubic […]

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