GRACE program provides great opportunities

The Student Services Fair component showcased their Government Relations Advocates for Community Events, (GRACE) leaders at this year’s DiscoveRio on Sept. 10 and 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Rio Hondo’s mid quad.

GRACE is a student advocacy program led by the Office of Government and Community Relations (GCR).

Being a GRACE leader provides great opportunities for any student looking into a career in government or law. In the past some GRACE leaders have interned for state representatives, and many graduates from previous years have gotten admitted into law programs.

Another great aspect of the GRACE program is the ability to work closely with the Director of Government and Community Relations, Russell Castaneda-Calleros.

Not only is he the Director of GCR at RHC, but is also a leader within the community of Whittier, and serves as a Board of Trustee member for the WUHSD.

Luckily, for all students interested in a career along the lines of government relations, GRACE is accepting applications for their student leaders. Applications are due on Sept. 25, and are available via: