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Thank you LA Times! 👏 A recent article pointed out that earnings are determined not so much by where you go to college but by what you study in college. PCC offers many programs with high future-earnings potential. For example, in PCC’s Keck Biotech program you get hands-on experience in biotechnology that can lead to a job in the biomedical industry, at an academic research lab, the pharmaceutical industry, food science lab, and more. Even if you already have a BS/BA, you can come to PCC and change your career. Earnings examples, below, is from the article.

Your City, Your Schools community forum with Pasadena City Councilmember Jason Lyon, Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Patrice Marshall McKenzie and me, was featured in an article in PasadenaNow. Forum takes place on Saturday, June 10 from 10am-noon at Pasarroyo, 251 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena. Here is the link: Your City, Your Schools article.

Updated: May 30, 2023

Join us for an upcoming community conversation with your local elected officials!

“Your City, Your Schools” offers residents a chance to hear from your representatives and discuss the issues that impact your city, your families, and your local schools. The conversation is free and open to the public, and features Pasadena City Councilmember Jason Lyon, Pasadena City College Trustee Tammy Silver, and Pasadena School Board Member Patrice Marshall McKenzie. The officials will offer a brief discussion of their recent work and be on hand to answer questions and listen to resident concerns.

Event details:

Saturday, June 10, 2023

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pasarroyo Building

251 S Lake Ave

Pasadena CA, 91101

Cookies and coffee will be served. Free parking is available at the Del Mar Ave. entrance. The event is NOT paid for at taxpayers expense.



Jason is an attorney and a proud parent of two children. Prior to his election to the City Council in 2022, he was the Chair of the Pasadena Planning Commission and previously served on Pasadena’s Historic Preservation Commission. Jason aims to improve the quality of life in our community by preserving Pasadena’s character and enhancing the standard of living.


Tammy is a proud parent of two and a vocal advocate for our students and families. She comes from a long line of educators and established a career managing her family's education supply business. Her passion for education motivates her to make PCC the best run and most outstanding community college in all of California.


Patrice is an educator and community advocate committed to improving the quality of our schools. Patrice has more than 15 years of experience working with state and local government leaders including members of the California State Legislature and the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.

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