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Gregory V.

Los Angeles, CA

$60/hour

UCLA graduate and tutor

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$60/Hour


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About Gregory

I am a long-term substitute teacher at a charter high school and have tutored on and off over the last few years. I am a Senior Citizen. I am an African American. I was born and partially raised in the south during the era of segregation.

I have either lived in and/or traveled to all parts of the USA and many countries abroad. I am a U.S. Army veteran. I served in Vietnam during that war. I maintain a keen interest in international affairs and national politics and history. As an "outdoors" person, I enjoy hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and anything related to the ocean. I am very concerned that we protect the environment and the wildlife that lives there. I feel strongly that we have to clean up the pollution to prevent nightmares such as lead poisoning. Our environmental cleanup should extend to removing land mines and assisting those still suffering overseas from the impact of Agent Orange and depleted uranium shells.

No matter your ethnicity, we are all sharing space on the same small globe. I consider myself a work in progress and still learning every day. Thank You for reading this and have a Nice Day, Please help a less fortunate person.

My academic background: (1) A.A. Degree Pasadena City College (2) UCLA B.A. Degree Cum Laude Political Science (minor in History) (3) UCLA MBA Degree (4) UCLA JD Degree.

My "Living History" Background: (1) experienced growing up and attending segregated school system in the South prior to Brown v. Board of Education (2) rode in back of the bus during segregation (3) Combat in Vietnam prior to and after "Tet" Offensive (4) observed USA from southeast Asia when MLK and RFK were assassinated (5) worked in Los Angeles city Govt during era of Mayor Tom Bradley (6) experienced practicing civil and criminal law and legal researcher and brief writer.

I welcome students who seek tutoring in history, government & politics, Political Science and World History. There is a lot going on in this election year and lets not forget about world events such as ISIS/DASH, the migration crisis, terrorism around the world, continued pollution, the response to global warming in the USA and around the world. How about technology and the decline in certain job sectors in the USA and abroad? How about outsourcing and corruption in politics and big time sports. I look forward to covering these topic s with you.
I am a long-term substitute teacher at a charter high school and have tutored on and off over the last few years. I am a Senior Citizen. I am an African American. I was born and partially raised in the south during the era of segregation.

I have either lived in and/or traveled to all parts of the USA and many countries abroad. I am a
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90064
In-person lessons
History:
American History, Criminal Justice,
Government & Politics, Political Science,
World History

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Criminal Justice

I hold a Juris Doctor degree from the School of Law at the University of California at Los Angeles. I have practiced criminal and civil law in California.

Political Science

I hold a B.A. Degree in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. I had a minor in history. I have tutored in history and Political Science.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gregory will travel within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90064.