Mission Statement

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 Name
President Yajaira De La Paz
Vice President Carlos "Tito" Altamirano
Secretary Graciela Caringella
Treasurer Angie Alvarez
Fundraising Chair Sandra Parra
Scholarship Chair Dawn Clingerman
Community Relations Chair Juan Pablo Carreon
Educational Events Chair Vacant
Social Events Chair Elizabeth Garcia
Professional Development Antonio Del Real
Classified Representative Vacant
Faculty Representative Anthony Francoso
Management Representative Eladio Fernandez
Advisor Dr. Cynthia Olivo