GO Central City Kicks Off Effort to Help More Students Graduate from High School and Go to College

GO Central City Kicks Off Effort to Help More Students Graduate from High School and Go to College
1/24/2017, 9:00 AM

WHAT: Great Outcomes Central City, an expansion of Go East Los Angeles, serves students who attend schools in the central area of L.A. Unified. This initiative, based on the belief that every child can be ready for college, prepares students to earn a high school diploma and go to college.


WHO:             School Board Member Mónica García

                       Superintendent Michelle King

                       Local District Central Superintendent Roberto Martinez

                       Cal State University of Los Angeles President Dr. William Covino

                       Los Angeles City College President Renee Martinez

                       Los Angeles Community College Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez

                       Students speaking on “Why I am going to College”

                       Robin Ayala, Class of 2020; and Gabriel Aquije Quiroga, Class of 2017


WHEN:          9 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24

WHERE:        Miguel Contreras Learning Complex Auditorium

                        322 Lucas Ave., Los Angeles 90017
BACKGROUND: GO Central City is a partnership among School Board Member Mónica García, the Los Angeles Unified School District-Local District Central, Los Angeles City College and Cal State LA. Their mission is to promote a college-going culture and greater educational outcomes for all central-city students.

VISUALS: Banners, Student Marching Band, Mascot, Official Signing Ceremony 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS: Belmont High School, Edward R. Roybal Learning Center,  Downtown Business Magnet High School; on the campus of Miguel Contreras Leadership Complex: Academic Leadership Academy, School of Business and Tourism, LA School of Global Studies and School of Social Justice; Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts; on the campus of Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools: Los Angeles School of Global Education, Ambassador School of Global Leadership, Los Angeles School of  the Arts, New Open World Academy, School for Visual Arts and Humanities, and UCLA Community School; Newmark High School.


Contact; Monica Carazo (213) 241-6760


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