Cal State L.A. President promotes Go East L.A. with L.A. Unified Board Member, East L.A. College President

Leadership visits to middle schools highlight guaranteed admissions and support program aimed at increasing college graduation

WHO:   Cal State L.A. President William A. Covino along with L.A. Unified School Board Member Mónica García and President Marvin Martinez of East L.A. College will visit Belvedere, Griffith, and Stevenson middle schools, as well as Brooklyn School, to speak with students and parents to promote college and career opportunities through the GO East L.A.: A Pathway for College and Career Success program. Superintendents Roberto Martinez and Tommy Chang, Go East LA Director Dr. Bianca Guzman of Cal State L.A., and Dean Julie Benavides of East L.A. College will be part of the delegation.

WHAT:   GO East LA is a partnership between the California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, and East Los Angeles College. Garfield High School students who meet minimum requirements for the California State University system are guaranteed admission to Cal State LA. Garfield students also will be admitted into a first-year program at East LA College that will allow full-time enrollment in courses leading to college completion.

WHEN:      Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014,  7:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

WHERE:   7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Griffith Middle School, 4765 E. Fourth St., Los Angeles

                  9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. - Brooklyn (SPAN), 4620 Cesar Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles

                  10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. - Belvedere Middle School, 312 N. Record Ave., Los Angeles

                  11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. - Stevenson Middle School, 725 S. Indiana Ave, Los Angeles.

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