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Los Angeles Community College District Announces Programs for Students With Housing Insecurities

East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is a community college of the Los Angeles Community College District in the Los Angeles suburb of Monterey Park. Los Angeles Community College District students with housing insecurity issues or homelessness could find relief thanks to an agreement with a non-profit organization approved by the district’s Board of Trustees, it was announced Tuesday. The agreement with Los Angeles Room & Board will provide about 35 dedicated beds plus other support services to students. It follows a similar memorandum of understanding approved by the board in April with another non-profit, Shower of Hope, which plans to provide another eight beds and support services for male LACCD students enrolled at East Los Angeles College who are facing homelessness. Local news from across Southern California “These partnerships are just the beginning of finding innovative solutions to help our students who are homeless and who need a safe place to sleep, to study and a place they can call home,” LACCD Board of Trustees President Andra Hoffman said. “We know that about one in five of our students have had housing insecurity needs or are homeless. These pilot programs, which do not directly cost the district any money, […]

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