U.S. Representative and L.A. mayoral candidate Karen Bass met with the President Joseph B. Hardwick, left and the members of the Western State Baptist Convention on January 21. Bass shared her vision for the city’s future, gave an update on COVID initiatives and shared insight on the passage of voting rights legislation.

At the conclusion of her remarks, the attendees pledged to support her in the election for mayor of Los Angeles. Nearly 60 faith leaders participated in event, which admitted only fully vaccinated people and required proof.

Some of the attendees were Pastor Marvis Davis, Pastor Douglas Nelson, Bishop Sylvester Washington and Pastor K.W. Tulloss, president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of L.A. and Southern California. (Courtesy photo)