Councilman Curren Price

Round Four of LA COVID-19 Relief Grants Begins Monday for Micro-Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses and Nonprofits

In partnership with the LA Regional COVID-19 Fund, Councilman Curren Price has secured $1 million in grants to assist micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits operating in District 9 affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The fourth round of grant applications will be open from Monday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 4. 

Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis Bring Hope to Hope Street With New Homeless Shelter

It was a great day to have hope in Los Angeles as Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis celebrated the completion of the first Bridge Home in District 9. Coining the term, “Bringing Hope to Hope Street,” many gathered on March 5, to support the new temporary housing unit located on 2817 S. Hope Street. This specific location will now be the twelfth to open in LA as part of the city’s homeless shelter program. The new shelter will house 100 homeless men and women from the community and help them transition into permanent supportive housing.

Honoring Central Avenue’s Past, Preparing for the Future

Central Avenue is a vital artery at the heart of South Los Angeles with great history and a bright future! The legendary street includes historic landmarks like the famous Dunbar Hotel, Lincoln Theatre and the 27th Street Bakery. In the early 1900s, African Americans established organizations and institutions that defined and defended the community. Commerce, music and entertainment would go on to shape the beloved corridor.

Harris Continues Presidential Kick Off in Los Angeles

City and county elected officials, plus hundreds of Angelenos gathered at Los Angeles Southwest College on May 19 as Senator Kamala Harris continued her presidential campaign kickoff here in the southland. Harris was joined by her local political supporters, including Council President Herb Wesson, assembly members Holly Mitchell, Steve Bradford, Councilman Curren Price, and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla. Harris is billing herself as a “fearless” candidate who is for the people, and she said as president she will continue to fight for things like equal pay for women, environmental safety, living wages, better education and criminal justice reform.


  On the eve of Mother’s Day, a rally cry for help was held at the intersection of Adams Blvd. and Mable Ave. in South L.A., where University of Southern California (USC) senior student/artist Victor McElhaney was robbed and killed just two months ago. Mass supporters came out to ask support from the community finding Victor’s at large killers. Led by Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price and Oak- land City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Victor’s mother, the rally appealed to community members to speak out and help bring to justice the killers of the young student who gave so

New Development will Provide 50 Units of Affordable Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Transitioning Youth and Families

Councilman Curren Price celebrated alongside the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) and LA Family Housing (LAFH) the groundbreaking of Residences on Main, a development which will provide 50 units of affordable supportive housing for chronically homeless Transition Age Youth and families experiencing homelessness. “The Residences on Main demonstrates our collective commitment to help our most vulnerable Angelenos,” Councilman Price said. “It is a symbol of hope, opportunity and new beginnings that will not only provide a roof for formerly homeless young people and families, but it gives them a lifeline and a hand up.” Centrally located near commercial shops and multiple

#BlackVotesMatter: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Spearheads Maassive Voter Registration Push  

Prior to former Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ resignation in December 2017, he spent the past four years serving the South Los Angeles community by taking on the state’s homelessness crisis, mental health and environmental issues. Although he is no longer serving in the assembly, Ridley-Thomas continues to be a voice and face of the community. This time however, he is taking his voice to the polls by encouraging California residents to register to vote! 

Councilman Curren Price Honors Byron Scott 

Ninth District Councilman Curren Price recently honored basketball legend Byron Scott for his past two years of taking more than 100 kids free of charge to his basketball camp in Orange County.