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Student Services Are Now Offered Online

The campus will remain closed until further notice, please do not attempt to visit the office in person.

You can live chat with a representative from this office using the information at the bottom of this page, or by visiting the Online Student Services Building. Please note that some services are still in the process of being moved online (including access to campus phone extensions and voicemail) and will vary by office.

Break It To Make It (BITMI) is a unique program that assists incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals successfully reintegrate into their communities and achieve long-term self-sufficiency through the arts, higher education, and rehabilitative services. This program provides a variety of support and services using a collaborative model composed of three organizations: Los Angeles City College, The Strindberg Laboratory, and The Los Angeles Mission.

With guidance and support focused on education, rehabilitation, and re-entry, BITMI participants will break free from the negative stigmas associated with incarceration to empower and make themselves successful in their academic careers and as productive citizens of their communities.

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Mission Statement:

Break It To Make It (BITMI) assists incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals to successfully reintegrate into their communities and achieve long-term self-sufficiency through the arts, higher education, and rehabilitative services.

 Contact Us

Student Services Building (SSB), Second Floor
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2255
breakittomakeit@lacitycollege.edu

 Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 2pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

 Our Partners

The Strindberg Laboratory
(213)265-6313

The Los Angeles Mission
(213) 629-1227 ext. 309

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911