South L.A. community leaders pose with Mayor Karen Bass and Congressman Adam Schiff. (Courtesy photo)

The Mayor and U.S. Senate Candidate visit and meet with South Los Angeles Leaders  

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass and Congressman Adam Schiff toured South Los Angeles and met with prominent African American community leaders on Sunday, April 6.   

During the meeting, the attendees discussed ways to continue a close partnership in Washington, DC and deliver united support for the Congressman’s campaign for the U.S. Senate representing the state of California. 

“We will do everything we can to make sure we send Adam to the U.S. Senate,” said Mayor Bass in front of an assembled crowd of about 35 people.  

 Participants included Los Angeles Council President Pro Tem Marqueece Harris-Dawson, State Senator Steven Bradford, State Assemblymember Tina McKinnor, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Yvonne Wheeler, Brotherhood Crusade President And CEO Charisse Bremond-Weaver, Los Angeles Urban League President Cynthia Mitchell-Heard, and Dulan’s on Crenshaw owner Greg Dulan. 

Mayor Karen Bass, Congressman Adam Schiff, elected officials and civic leaders worship at First AME Church on April 6. (Courtesy photo)

Earlier that day, Mayor Bass and Congressman Schiff attended the worship service at First AME Church in Los Angeles.  The visit to First AME had previously been scheduled prior to the announcement of the passing of former longtime FAME Pastor Cecil L. “Chip” Murray.