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LACCD Leads the Nation in the Inclusion of LGBT & Allied A&E/Construction Firms

BuildOUT California was honored to be joined by AGC of California to celebrate the amazing leadership of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), their Capital Projects and Economic Development Teams and the passage of the $5.3B Infrastructure Bond Measure back in November 2022!

In addition to the over 300 attendees highlights included remarks from Event Chairs Jacqueline Pruitt (Marvella Steel Placers), Marcy Szarama (Destination Enterprises), Jackie Jones and Ernie Camacho (Pacifica Services), LACCD Board of Trustees President David Vela (a member of the LGBTQ community), his fellow Trustees, Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez, Ph.D., and Dr. Rueben C. Smith.

For those wishing to ‘do business’ with LACCD please contact Nick Barros ( who manages the Community Economic Development Program.

“LACCD has created a model for inclusion that other educational institutions across the nation should utilize thanks to the leadership of the entire Board of Trustees, Chancellor Rodriguez, and Vice Chancellor Dr. Smith” stated Andrew Yoshimura, Pride Resource Partners.

Special thanks to our event sponsors:


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