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Mayor Garcetti Opens Two HHH Permanent Supportive Housing Complexes
May 26, 2022
Mayor Eric Garcetti celebrated the opening of two HHH-funded permanent supportive housing complexes — the HHH Rose Apartments and the PATH Villas Montclair, which together will provide housing and services to 80 Angelenos experiencing homelessness. ... read more »
GLAAAAC Honors Bakewell Family, Bradford at Economic Awards Dinner
May 12, 2022
The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) will recognize the Bakewell family and State Senator Steven Bradford at its Annual Economic Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 19, at 5:30 p.m., at the JW Marriott LA Live, 900 West Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
CD-8 Hosts L.A.’s Arbor Day Celebration
April 13, 2022
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. ... read more »
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Garcetti and LABC Launch RAMP to Provide Equitable Access to Procurement Opportunities
February 23, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Business Council launched the Regional Alliance Marketplace for Procurement (RAMP) on February 18. RAMP, a portal which centralizes both public and private procurement opportunities, will address procurement reform and equitable access to contracting opportunities. ... read more »
Garcetti and LABC Launch RAMP to Provide Equitable Access to Procurement Opportunities
February 17, 2022
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Business Council launched the Regional Alliance Marketplace for Procurement (RAMP) on February 18. RAMP, a portal which centralizes both public and private procurement opportunities, will address procurement reform and equitable access to contracting opportunities. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Nominates First Woman to Lead LA Fire Department
January 27, 2022
The mayor announced the appointment alongside City Council President Nury Martinez, Crowley and Terrazas outside the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center. The Los Angeles City Council will have to confirm the appointment. Crowley already made history within the LAFD when she became the city's first female fire marshal in 2016. ... read more »
Community and Labor Dedicate UCLA James Lawson Worker Justice Center
December 12, 2021
Hundreds of people attended the Dec. 11 dedication of the UCLA James Lawson Worker Justice Center, which recognized the enduring legacy of the nation’s premiere non-violence tactician – the Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr. ... read more »
CITY COUNCIL APPROVES LA’S FIRST PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING PLAN $8.5 million to go to nine LA neighborhoods
December 10, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a plan from the Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department (LA Civil Rights) to roll out the city’s first participatory budgeting pilot program. The Los Angeles Reforms for Equity and Public Acknowledgement of Institutional Racism, or LA REPAIR, will give nine communities impacted by high rates of poverty, COVID-19, pollution and other factors the decision-making power to allocate more than $8.5 million in city funds.  ... read more »
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Garcetti Hands Over Chair of C40 Cities Climate Group to London Mayor
November 30, 2021
Today is Mayor Eric Garcetti's last day as chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a network of 97 mayors working together to address the climate crisis and reduce emissions. ... read more »
CD-9 Welcomes Residents Applying for BIG:LEAP Program
October 29, 2021
The field office of Councilmember Curren Price, Jr. (CD 9) proved popular to South L.A. residents, who lined up on October 29, to apply for the BIG:LEAP – ... read more »
LAFD Women Firefighters Group: Chief Ignored Abuse Reports, Should be Removed
October 19, 2021
A coalition of women firefighters at the Los Angeles Fire Department today called for Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas to be removed for allegedly ignoring allegations of sexism, harassment and abuse endured by women at the department. In a letter to Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Women in the Fire Service alleged that Terrazas ``has ignored, downplayed, denied or actively obstructed any investigation into the cultural problems with LAFD.'' ... read more »
LA to Invest $30 Million in Solar Storage Program Using City-Owned Buildings
September 27, 2021
As Los Angeles sets out to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2035, city officials announced a $30 million investment today in a municipal solar and storage program using city-owned buildings across departments.    ``We're celebrating not just another milestone in our fight against climate change, but also a step to build a more sustainable city starting with buildings that the city owns, the city controls and the city can lead by example in making sure that we have renewable energy,'' Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a downtown news conference. ... read more »
South L.A. Residents Testify Before Redistricting Commission
September 9, 2021
The comments were delivered at the latest public hearing that the commission hosted as part of the redistricting process, which requires that the boundaries of council districts be redrawn following each census and that each district be approximately equal in size. ... read more »
1,500 Underserved Youth Receive Loaded Backpacks from Mother In Action’s 23rd Annual Back to School Health Fair & Giveaway
August 19, 2021
Mothers In Action’s highly anticipated 23rd Annual Back to School Health Fair & Supply Giveaway efforts did not disappoint.  ... read more / view gallery »
Councilman Seeks Ban On Encampments Near All LA Public Schools
August 16, 2021
Councilman Joe Buscaino announced today he will introduce a resolution to ban encampments around all Los Angeles public schools as part of the city's new sweeping anti-camping law. ... read more »

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