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Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson Leading Through Crisis
March 26, 2020
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. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass tackles Coronavirus in telephone town hall
March 19, 2020
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), local healthcare professionals, and local city officials held a telephone town hall on March 17 to address growing concerns about the coronavirus disease 2020 outbreak. ... read more »
Lacey Wins Big, Wesson And Ridley-Thomas Headed for Run-Off
March 5, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, despite controversy surrounding her campaign, overwhelmingly won reelection to her seat. Lacey said she wants to create more transparency in the office so that people will better understand what her job entails. ... read more »
Though Unopposed, Harris-Dawson Mounts Intense Campaign for Re-Election
February 27, 2020
A life-long community organizer, Harris-Dawson has enjoyed his transition to the public arena, even in the midst of challenges. ... read more »
‘Hair Love’ Creators Honored by Los Angeles City Council for Oscar Win
February 21, 2020
The creators of “Hair Love'' were honored today by the Los Angeles City Council for their seven-minute Oscar-winning animated short that explores the challenges a father experiences while trying prepare his daughter's hair. ... read more »
Public Service Embedded in Ridley-Thomas’ DNA
February 20, 2020
When it comes to public service, Mark Ridley-Thomas has done it all. He’s served on the nonprofit, city, county and state levels. The only thing left is national office. ... read more »
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson 1st Term in Review
February 6, 2020
We exist during a critical time in the history of this city and country. I was voted into office in 2015 behind our beliefs and strategies to improve the quality of life for residents in the Eighth District. For decades, our people, neighborhoods, streets and businesses have seen systemic disinvestment and neglect. District Eight is home to hundreds of thousands of residents with diverse needs, however we are connected by shared opportunities and challenges. During my first term in office, I prioritized equitable and transparent service delivery, quality jobs, safe streets and sustainable solutions to homelessness. As we stand at the intersection of past and future, I am confident in the positive direction our communities are headed. ... read more »
Hotville Chicken Opens in Crenshaw Baldwin Hills
December 19, 2019
Hundreds of hungry South L.A. eaters crammed into Nashville's legendary Hotville Chicken, at their grand opening of their new West Coast location in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall, on Tuesday, December 17. ... read more / view gallery »
L.A. City Council Votes to Move Forward with New Office of Racial Equity in Los Angeles
December 12, 2019
The passage of this motion comes on the heels of a month-long phase of the embRACE LA initiative that has engaged community members through 150+ city-wide conversations about race and racism. ... read more »
Build with Strength Applauds Los Angeles City Council for Ensuring Safer Buildings
December 5, 2019
Unanimous 4-0 vote moves “Building a Safer Los Angeles” ordinance forward ... read more »
Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
Garcetti and Harris-Dawson Open Affordable Housing Units
November 14, 2019
Next to Rolland Curtis Gardens is near Expo Line in South L.A. ... read more »
Elected Officials, VIP Sponsors and Special Guests Get Their Taste of Soul On ‘The Shaw’
November 7, 2019
The prestigious group reveled in their opportunity to become one with the people in our community, sharing in some of the best food, music, and African American / multi-ethnic culture the city has to offer. ... read more »
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
October 24, 2019
West Coast’s largest family festival attracts thousands from L.A. area and beyond ... read more »
Bringing Destination Crenshaw to the Taste of Soul Experience
October 17, 2019
Destination Crenshaw aims to preserve and celebrate the legacy of the Crenshaw Corridor and benefit the Crenshaw community. ... read more »
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