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The Mission of the Association of Latino Employees (ALE) is to empower and engage Latino employees at Pasadena City College by developing, advocating and responding to the academic, social, political and economic needs of the community.



The Association of Latino Employees (ALE) was established April 2012 to support the needs and interests of Latino employees at Pasadena City College. ALE shall promote the concerns of the College's Latino employees and serve as a voice for Latino employees and students. ALE shall support the mission and integrity of Pasadena City College (PCC).

ALE shall:

  • Actively participate in public service designed to assist Latinos and the community at large through compassionate mentorship
  • Provide representation of Latino interests in college committees
  • Promote equity in hiring Faculty, Staff and Administration
  • Educate campus Community related to Latino issues
  • Enhance the recruitment and retention of students attending Pasadena City College
  • Cultivate a sense of community among campus Latino employees
  • Provide opportunities for social and professional networking
  • Strengthen communication and collaboration with various campus groups with similar goals and objectives
  • Support outreach initiatives as determined by ALE

ALE Board Members
President Juan Pablo Carreon
Vice President Yajaira De La Paz
Secretary Marcela "Marcy" Portillo
Treasurer Adriana Salgado
Fundraising Chair Patricia N. Krause
Scholarship Chair Carlos "Tito" Altamirano
Community Relations Chair Javier "Javi" Carbajal
Educational Events Chair Melva Alvarez
Social Events Chair Grace Santiago
Professional Development Cha Mancini
Classified Representative Graciela Caringella
Faculty Representative Rita Gonzales
Management Representative Eladio Fernandez
Advisor Dr. Cynthia Olivo