Tag Archives: Laney College

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Growing Movement in Oakland Calls for End to Mass Incarceration

A daylong summit to discuss ways to work to end mass incarceration and implement restorative justice was held recently in Oakland.   The summit, called “Fruitvale, Florida, Ferguson and Beyond,” was held Nov. 15 at [...]
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Open Enrollment at Laney College for Youth and Adults

Laney College is now enrolling for the winter Intersession and spring semesters. Winter Intersession begins Dec. 15, 2014 runs through Jan. 13, offering a limited schedule of classes and allowing students to earn 3 units [...]
Students recognized by the Peralta Association of African American Affairs recognized nine students this year: Berkeley City College
- Robyn Walker, Troy Dotson and Theresa Ary; College of Alameda – Randi Elaine Stewart and Selma Adam; Laney College
-Erica Thompson and Eddie Heard; Merritt College
-Shalita Williams and Corey Spears.

Peralta Honors African American Scholarship Recipients

The Peralta Association of African American Affairs recently held its 16th annual scholarship reception. With a record number of applicants, the association on May 2 recognized and awarded a total of $4,500 to nine African [...]
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Laney College President Elnora Webb’s Contract Renewed

Supporters of Dr. Elnora Webb breathed a partial sigh of relief this week when the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for the popular Laney College president, who [...]
Odessa White, 92

Odessa White, Nationally acclaimed Homemaker, Educator, 92 Emphasized Christian Education and Music for her 8 Children

Odessa White, a Seventh-day Adventist and educator, died on Nov. 23. She was 91. Born Dec. 23, 1920, she was a native of Wharton, Texas and her husband Benjamin White, was a native of Navasota, [...]