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LA Fellows Program Recognized by the LA City Council

The LA Fellow Program at LAVC was recently recognized by Councilmember Paul Krekorian and the Los Angeles City Council. The program offers a unique combination professional development and volunteerism as a meaningful pathway to help qualified job seekers find employment.

LA Fellows Program Recognized by the LA City Council

Councilmember Paul Krekorian and the Los Angeles City Council recognized the contribution of the LA Fellows Program at Los Angeles Valley College at the LA City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 9. 

Councilman Paul Krekorian, Los Angeles City Council District 2, commended the LA Fellows Program for its success in re-training 315 individuals in the Los Angeles region, who have provided 31,500 hours of skilled volunteer time that resulted in nearly $850,500 of in-kind contributions to the nonprofit community in and around Los Angeles. 

In addition, Past LA Fellow members Derrick Clemons (LA Fellows Cohort 10) and Jan Share (LA Fellows Cohort 8) shared their experience in the program and how it helped them lead to employment. 

Scott Svonkin, LACCD Board of Trustees President, and Dr. Erika Endrijonas, LAVC President, accepted the recognition on behalf of the program.  

The LA Fellows Program is a unique 9-week training program that is a unique collaboration combining professional development and volunteerism as a meaningful pathway to employment. LA Fellows gain invaluable career growth skills, job search assistance, and give back to the community while seeking full-time employment. For more information, visit www.lafellows.org.

Congratulations to the LA Fellow Program! 

 

Pictured (from left to right): LA Fellow Cohort 8 Member Jan Share, LAVC Dean of Academic Affairs Deborah diCesare, LA Fellows Program Director Allison Silver, LA Fellows Program Associate Mary Turner, LACCD Board of Trustees President Scott Svonkin, LA Fellows Grant Writer Mark Edwards, Councilmember Paul Krekorian, LAVC Foundation Executive Director Raul Castillo, LAVC President Dr. Erika Endrijonas, LA Fellow Cohort 10 Member Derrick Clemons, former LAVC Job Training Director Lennie Ciufo, and LAVC Director of Workforce Training Doug Marriott.  

 




Posted by: LAVC PR Office on 12/10/2015 5:00:06 PM