Thursday, June 9, 2022

LA City College Welcomes Jill Biden at Commencement

At one of the City’s great assets, First Lady Jill Biden praised the graduates of Los Angeles City College. This two-year class started in the pandemic (Zoom University) and graduated on Election Day 2022, into another round of changes and challenges.

As I drove into LA in 1965, LA City was an early stop – what a wild, wonderful spot. Tuition was $6.50 a semester, teachers were excellent and they welcomed the new and the diverse. Without a LA City, there could have been no UCLA.

Read: “Never forget where you came from,” Jill Biden tells graduates of Los Angeles City College

First Lady Jill Biden (R) and LA City College President Mary Gallagher
wave to graduates during the commencement ceremony, June 7, 2022
Photo: Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press

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