California Community Colleges’ Smooth Pathway to HBCUs

It has been a hard and long road to ensuring that students have a smooth transition from community colleges to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  In 2008, led by Dr. Yasmin Delahoussaye,  previous president of Southwest College and former vice chancellor of the Los Angeles Community Colleges District, and under the guise of the…

LATTC’s Umoja Spring 2014 Induction Ceremony

Umoja, a Kiswahili word meaning unity, is a culturally responsive learning community and student support service dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational experiences of African American and other students.  This year marks the program’s second annual Spring Induction Ceremony, where students make a pledge toward personal and academic excellence.  Students who have been selected…