Eastside

Occupy East L.A. College into third week

occupy-elac-lu.jpgA small but determined group of students has been occupying tents outside the East Los Angeles College administration building. "Unlike many Occupy movements elsewhere, they are addressing a single issue: the accessibility of education, especially for people who cannot afford to go to four-year colleges," says Alhambra Source. Fees at ELAC have risen from $16 a unit in 2009 to $36, with talk of more on the way, the story says. Photo by Albert Lu.

Also: Occupy ELAC Demands Stop To Education Cutbacks (Eastern Group Publications)

Meanwhile: United Healthcare Workers West says it is providing free health screenings at Occupy L.A. on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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