On Monday January 14th, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) took to the streets to defend public education and the future of Los Angeles students. Parents, teachers and students rallied at school sites to show their support on a rainy Monday morning and an estimated 30,000 teachers and allies took to the streets, marching to City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. SALEF opened its doors to show solidarity and support for teachers and [...]
lawyers and medical doctors directly to the asylum seekers. The US government is processing only 100 cases a day, while thousands of people wait in inexcusably poor conditions. The scale of human suffering is unimaginable. The lack of food, medicine, shelter and other basic necessities is a humanitarian crisis. Right now, it is compromising health, robbing men, women and children of hope, and is a stain on our moral standing. Soon it [...]
Our 23rd Anniversary and Scholarship Celebration will be held on October 26th, 2018 at the Los Angeles Hotel Downtown. Your ticket purchase supports Latinx students. You can purchase tickets at: https://salef.nationbuilder.com/salef/salef_s_23rd_anniversary_celb Can't wait to see you there!
We are inspired by the amazing community that came together to participate in and support SALEF's mission at Echo Park Rising. Our booth beside the stage gave us a front row seat to the excitement and energy of the event, which was held next to the historic Echo Park Lake on Friday. Acclaimed, local muralist Levi Ponce painted a beautiful piece of art throughout the evening at our booth, while SALEF staff [...]
Recuerdos by Levi Ponce painted on Pacoima Miracle Mile Celebrated muralist, Levi Ponce will be joining us at Echo Park Rising this Friday, August 17th. Levi's work has been inspiring communities for over 10 years. He will be creating unique art pieces live at the event. We will be auctioning these pieces at a later date to support our ongoing work to provide free legal services to unaccompanied minors at [...]
We are excited to announce that SALEF will host The Central American Experience (CHS 031) course East LA Community College courses this Fall. High school student interested in earning some college credits and meeting A-G requirements are invited to register for the course and attend an orientation at our offices on Wednesday, September 5th at 3:30 pm. The course will be offered in the Fall on Wednesdays from 3:30 pm - 6:45 [...]
Our Outreach & Education Team visited The Wellness Center in Boyle Heights. We were excited to be out supporting the community and providing resources to families at the Back to School Community Fair.
We were grateful for the opportunity to connect with the community at Féria Agostina de Los Angeles! More than 100,000 Salvadorans attended this event, which was held for the first time in the United States as part of the Salvadoran Day festivities. We were one of many organizations providing important information about health, legal, financial, and community services to the working families of the First Council District of the City. You can [...]
We are happy to have partnered up with Big Citizen Hub in providing Know Your Rights training to the community. Come and learn about the rights of undocumented communities and their families. Join us tomorrow at 5pm at our offices located at 421 South Bixel. Suite A, CA 90017. Big Citizen Hub high school youth have been working on immigration justice and advocacy. Light refreshments will be provided. Estamos Feliz de estar [...]