Principal At East L.A. Performing Arts Magnet Place On Leave, Accused of Creating “Hostile” Environment
John Edwards Estoesta, who was principal for less than a year at ELAPA, was accused of dismissing racist, homophobic, and transphobic remarks made by students as well as making sexist remarks and inappropriate gestures towards female students.
Getting Violent for Scholarships: How Pomona’s Hardcore Punk Scene Created a DIY Scholarship Program
Mosh For Youth is a DIY organization that organizes hardcore shows to help students in East L.A. and Pomona pay for college via slam dancing. During its first year, they raised $3,500 for two students at UCLA and Cal Poly Pomona.