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Post-election Resources

Questions about post-election resources? Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions, information about our extended support sites, and additional resources.

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Site Locations and Information

Download Printable List of Extended Support Sites
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All sites are open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Hollywood FamilySource Center

Youth Policy Institute

1075 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA. 90029
(323) 463-2620
(323) 836-0055

Local District Central

School Enrollment, Placement and
Assessment (SEPA) Center
1339 Angelina St.
Los Angeles, CA. 90026
(213) 482-3954
West Adams Preparatory Senior High School
1500 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA. 90007
(323) 373-2500

Local District East

Jardín de Niños
3921 E. Selig Pl.
Los Angeles, CA. 90031
(323) 224-3100

Local District West

Local District West Office
11380 W. Graham Pl.
Los Angeles, CA. 90064
(310) 914-2100

Local District South

Local District South Office
1208 Magnolia Ave.
Gardena, CA. 90247
(310) 354-3400

Local District Northwest

Local District Northwest Office
6621 Balboa Blvd.
Lake Balboa, CA. 91406
(818) 654-3600

Local District Northeast

Local District Northeast Office
8401 Arleta Ave.
Sun Valley, CA. 91352
(818) 252-5400

News and Information

'Know Your Rights' workshop at Watts Civic Center* 

A Know Your Rights Workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 5:30PM- 8:00PM at the Watts Civic Center (1527 East 103rd St. LA, CA 90002).
Download flyer about this event | Descargar folleto sobre este evento
For further questions, please call (213) 713-3149.

'Know Your Rights' workshop at Cal State L.A. *

A Know Your Rights workshop will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM at California State University, Los Angeles (5151 State University Drive, LA, CA 90032 -Salazar Hall C343).

For further information, please send an email to LBorjon@calstatela.edu.

Telemundo hosting town hall forum on immigration issues*

Alliance for a Better Community is partnering with Telemundo KVEA-52 Los Angeles to hold a televised forum to answer viewers' questions about immigration policies. The event will include a panelof experts, including immigration lawyer and Telemundo contributor Alma Rosa Nieto, Telemundo conservative political analyst Ana Navarro, and the Deputy Vice President of La Raza (NCLR), Clarissa Martínez.  Learn more...

My Brother's Keeper Youth Summit*

Los Angeles County is partnering with My Brother's Keeper to hold en event aimed at improving outcomes for boys and men of color.

Community forum on immigration in Boyle Heights*

Building Health Communities in Boyle Heights is holding a community forum in partnership with various organizations. Topics covered include the future of health care and a legal clinic.
*NOTE: The presentations made by lawyers and legal organizations at the above referenced events do not reflect the opinion of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and do not constitute legal advice. LAUSD is not affiliated with and does not endorse any organization, lawyer or law firm participating in these events. 

District held ‘Unity Day 2017’ on Jan. 20, Offering Inauguration Day Resources for Students

Public Service Announcement
In an effort to encourage students to participate in the civic-engagement process and to promote schools as safe and appropriate venues for meaningful dialogue about the presidential election, L.A. Unified declared Jan. 20 as "Unity Day 2017."

Through the Division of District Operations, the Office of Human Relations, Diversity and Equity assembled a slate of lesson plans, activities and other exciting resources that will allow students to express themselves and exchange ideas in class and during non-instructional time.

Resources are geared toward high school students, but can be used by all grade levels as part of the civic-engagement process. These may include unity dances, poster sessions and restorative justice circles. Lessons may focus on environmental, social and humanitarian topics.

“We hope that students will take advantage of these lessons, discussions and other Unity Day activities that will allow them to participate in the civic-engagement process during the school day,” Superintendent Michelle King said. “We want students to feel part of their school, their community and their country.”

L.A. Unified continues to provide students and families with an extended network of services – including emotional support, enrollment and attendance information, and health insurance and legal referrals – at the six Local District Offices. These sites, and a free resource hotline (866-742-2273), will be accessible beyond Inauguration Day, as needed.

Post-election Messages

Message from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson:


Dec. 21, 2016 — In this time of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear I strongly encourage you to join me in declaring our public schools “safe havens” for students and their parents and to remind families about existing laws that protect them and their students’ records from questions about immigration status. Read more...

Message from Superintendent Michelle King

Nov. 14, 2016 – Although it has been nearly a week since the presidential election, many students remain concerned about the outcome and want their voices to be heard. Read more...

Message from Board President Steve Zimmer

Nov. 9, 2016 – With emotions running high, our schools will continue to be the anchors of our neighborhoods. We ask our teachers and school leaders to continue their amazing work of listening to our students and striving together to assure that public education is the great civil rights engine of democracy.  Read more...


Message from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti

Nov. 10, 2016 – “One of our greatest privileges as Americans is the right to free expression. Last night, thousands of Angelenos came together publicly to make their feelings known.  Read more...

Discussion Tools and Other Resources

Council of Great City Schools Brief - An summary of actions taken by member school districts, including a list of resources. 
Council of Great City Schools Resources - A list of resources provided by the Council.
Practical Tips: Know Your Rights Under a Trump Presidency - Document of a question and answer session with Adonia R. Simpson, supervising attorney from the Americans for Immigrant Justice nonprofit advocacy group. 
iAmerica - A source of tools and support to inform, inspire change and impact America’s future. ** Incluye recursos en español **
Step Forward L.A. - Provides details about the risks involved in applying for or renewing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) requests, what the future holds, and what immigrants can do now.  ** Incluye recursos en español **
Talking Politics — Resources to guide educators and families in talking with children about the election outcome. Courtesy of the office of Human Relations, Diversity and Equity.
School Mental Health Services Toolkit — Resources to help students cope with emotions and anxiety concerning the recent presidential election. (revised 12/7/2016) *** En inglés y español ***
School Mental Health Website — Learn about mental health, listen to stories, get involved, and support a student, teacher, parent or family member.

Additional Resources 

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