Student Advocates are passionate about education, community, advocacy, social justice, and equity. Student Advocates are assigned to a local Title I school or a local non-profit that supports a local Title I school. Their role is to assist the school with literacy and STREAM activities that promote higher learning. Advocates also work in the center and use their paid office hours as an opportunity to share service opportunities with other college students The team consists of motivated and engaged students, each with their particular reasons for becoming student advocates.
The Student Advocates
Major: Sociology and Psychology
Academic Goals: I plan on transferring to UCSD, SDSU, or CSUSM and going on to pursue a master's as well.
"Helping people has always been a passion of mine. I love being able to assist in an arena in someone's life a solve issues to help that person succeed."
Major: My major is architecture.
Academic Goals: I would like to make friends. I would like to be part of the EChALE stem club. Also In the future I would like to be part of the student government Association so I can get to know better my community college and its needs.
“I want to be a student advocate because I have a passion for helping others. Helping others teaches me how to help others and it gives me different perspectives of how life is for different individuals.”
Major: Music Technology
Academic Goals: I plan to graduate with my AA in Music Technology and transfer to the LA College of Music.
“The reason I wanted to become a Student Advocate is to give the people who look like me a voice in my community. I believe me getting this position can show that it’s not impossible for people of my community to contribute.”