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How do I make a gift to AULA?

There are several ways to make your gift to AULA. Many donors prefer the ease and convenience of using our secure online giving site. But you may also choose to give to AULA by mail, phone, or by electronic funds … Read More

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JASON OCLARAY

Jason is managing director of Algonic Partners, LLC, overseeing the investment strategy and leading the management of a Los Angeles-based family office. From 2007 until 2012, Jason was vice president of Greendale Capital, LLC, where he established and ran the … Read More

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ANDY BALES

Andy is CEO of the Union Rescue Mission in Downtown Los Angeles, which houses, feeds and provides services to 810 previously homeless guests. He purchased and opened a Family Life Center Housing facility which houses previously homeless mothers and children. … Read More

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LAURIE PETERSEN, VICE-CHAIR

Laurie is the owner and administrator of Un Mundo de Amigos Preschool, providing free preschool and kindergarten-ready programs to over 120 children per year. After a long and rewarding career in health care and professional sports production, Laurie made the … Read More

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Piotr Florczyk

Hello Writers and Thinkers! If you need help with any aspect of writing, from brainstorming to revising your first draft, including creative writing projects, please come see me. I am here to help! I am poet, essayist, and translator from … Read More

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Gina Loring

Greetings! I enjoy long walks on the beach, herbal tea, political rhetoric and… oops, wrong bio! Womp Womp. I am a poet, an activist, and a vocalist/songwriter. I enjoy tutoring because I like to help people find their voice and … Read More

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Rosemarie DiMatteo

Dear fellow writers, My personal coaching and teaching experience with writers goes back to the late eighties and nineties at Illinois State University and at SUNY Brockport, where I took a Masters in English, Writing concentration. Recently, I’ve graduated from … Read More

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DANNELLE-MIMI PHAN, TREASURER

Dannelle is audit unit manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  She serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Los Angeles Chapter, and is its past president.  She also serves … Read More

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Do I want an MA or a doctorate? Psychology or Social Work?

A PhD or PsyD Degree most often takes five years to complete, and may lead to licensure as a Clinical Psychologist. A Masters degree in social work, known as a Masters of Social Work (MSW), leads to licensure as a … Read More

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Does AULA accept graduate courses transferred from another school?

If the courses are from another accredited graduate program in psychology, were not used as part of a completed degree, and are less than five years old, you may transfer up to (9) quarter units with approval of the Registrar … Read More

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