Item 22 on tomorrow's @LACity Council agenda by @JoeBuscaino and @CD12LA is the wrong approach to our homelessness crisis. This enforcement-driven framework will neither improve the conditions on our streets nor will it house anyone.
Creating a public bank in the City of LA is uncharted territory. While no jurisdiction in CA has established such a financial institution, LA could be the first. It’s a matter of financial literacy and economic justice. Let the due diligence begin. https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-10-05/la-takes-step-toward-launching-city-owned-bank
Representation matters 🗣️ Be educated, engaged and empowered during the @LACity #redistricting process! Speak at a hearing or submit comments via the link👉🏾https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZhCUn8Ip_8Zm2ikF3EdxOJ6MN3rivSmyxXoV580cxL5PEeg/viewform @LACCRC2021
A “No Poop in the Streets Campaign” must be based on the City of LA’s Right To Housing strategy: (1) street engagement, (2) interim and permanent housing options and (3) prevention. It’s a matter of common decency, human dignity and public health. https://laist.com/news/housing-homelessness/la-residents-complain-poop-streets-more-public-toilets-fix
October is #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. This month I stand in solidarity with the people who have lost their lives due to breast cancer, admire the survivors who have beat cancer, and support those who are still fighting.