A racial slur against the Black community was found written on doors and whiteboards in the University of La Verne’s Citrus Residence Hall, President Devorah Lieberman told the community in a late Thursday email.
University of La Verne students joined Elleni Koulos, Gwendolyn McInnes, Brent Blumenthal and Ryan Ingram to discuss the proper ways to be an ally to the Asian American and Pacific Islander community amid the extreme wave of hate crimes Monday via Zoom
Since the pandemic began, Asian communities have faced an alarmingly higher rate of hate, racism and xenophobia, and being labeled as “unclean” or as “viruses.” These types of racist and ignorant remarks have no place in the modern day and need to be addressed and stopped.
More than 100 people attended a vigil Sunday outside the United Church of Christ in Claremont – to stand in solidarity with the Asain American Pacific Islander community and against hate – as hate crimes against the community have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic.
A former University of La Verne student has been charged for making racially motivated threats and for posing as a victim of these threats, and an alleged racially motivated hate crime during spring semester 2019, La Verne police announced during a Monday press conference.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”