Los Angeles Southwest College

All Nine LACCD Colleges Will Serve as County Vote Centers for November 3 Presidential General Election

All nine colleges of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will proudly serve as multi-day Voting Centers in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election. The colleges include: East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles City College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Los Angeles Valley College and West Los Angeles College.

LACCD Semester Begins August 31, Open Enrollment in Full Swing

Special online open enrollment fairs hosted by the nine colleges of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will be held 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2020.  See list below for online links per college.

If you’re planning to go to college this fall, do yourself—and your budget—a huge favor by enrolling at the affordable Colleges of Los Angeles with flexible class schedules and guaranteed admission.  All applicants are welcome!


“The situation is very fluid and may change over the coming days. These measures do not address courses and services that do not lend themselves to an online or remote learning format. There are still many outstanding questions, which we will try to address in the coming days and report on as new developments arise. I am confident that we will all be able to work together to get through the challenging days ahead,” said Angela Echeverri, District Academic Senate President.

Harris Continues Presidential Kick Off in Los Angeles

City and county elected officials, plus hundreds of Angelenos gathered at Los Angeles Southwest College on May 19 as Senator Kamala Harris continued her presidential campaign kickoff here in the southland. Harris was joined by her local political supporters, including Council President Herb Wesson, assembly members Holly Mitchell, Steve Bradford, Councilman Curren Price, and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. Harris is billing herself as a “fearless” candidate who is for the people, and she said as president she will continue to fight for things like equal pay for women, environmental safety, living wages, better education and criminal justice reform.

Student Voter Registration Events Held September 25, 2018

Student organizations throughout the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) are organizing a variety of events at the District’s nine colleges in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day on September 25, 2018.  The district-wide student voter registration activities are also in response to a call by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the March for Our Lives organization to ensure young people are empowered to let their voices be heard at the ballot box.

Keion Kindred Finds Redemption in Drew League Championship Game

In the illustrious words of Tupac, “The rose that grew from the concrete,” reigns true for basketball trainer and coach Keion Kindred, who has permeated every level of the Los Angeles basketball scene. From the humble beginnings of growing up in South Central Los Angeles, basketball has always played an integral part in Kindred’s life. “That basketball can open up so many doors,” Kindred said as he pointed to the NBA ball that bounced across the court of Southwest College gym during the Drew League playoffs. “I’ve done more as a trainer than I probably ever did as a player