Council District 8

Andrews Moves from CD 8 Staff to Empower L.A.

South Los Angeles community leaders, elected officials and entertainers joined Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson in celebrating his former staffer, Dina R. Andrews, at a farewell gathering as she transitioned from Council District 8 to EmpowerLA/Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.

CD-8 Hosts L.A.’s Arbor Day Celebration

In celebration of Arbor Day L.A., volunteers came together on April 9, to plant 220 trees on the streets surrounding the Mount Carmel Recreation Center in Council District 8, represented by Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson.

LA City Council Advances Draft Redistricting Map Ahead of Public Hearing

The Los Angeles City Council today advanced a draft map of proposed new borders for its 15 districts, ahead of the first of two state-required public hearings on the map tomorrow. Over the last week, council members made significant changes to a draft map originally recommended by a civilian redistricting commission. City Council President Nury Martinez had blasted that original map, saying the commission’s drastic changes to council districts “confused and alienated thousands.”

Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Leading Through Crisis

We are in uncharted territory locally and on a global scale. The coronavirus pandemic is already having a drastic impact within our communities and the local economy. Fresh into his second term as City Councilmember, Marqueece Harris Dawson is helping our community adapt and persevere through this Coronavirus pandemic.