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Thank you.

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Thank you to all my supporters, volunteers, staff, friends, and family. I took nothing for granted in this campaign, but the one thing I knew was that if we got the word out about all the work we’ve done together […]

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Last day to vote!

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Today is the last day to vote in the election! If you have not yet voted, please click this link to Locate a Vote Center, then vote as if your livelihood depends on it — because it does! To expedite […]

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Most qualified

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Mark Ridley-Thomas is without question the most qualified candidate in the race for CD10, having served on the City Council, in the State Legislature and on the Board of Supervisors. But it’s not his length of service that has attracted […]

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Into Action

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When the coronavirus hit Los Angeles, Mark Ridley-Thomas went into action. Almost immediately he led the Board of Supervisors to create new work safety standards and deliver resources for frontline essential workers; MRT saw that grocery workers and those who […]

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Welcome Coro Fellow Dylan Gray!

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Coro Fellow Dylan Gray is joining our team for the final runup to the November 3rd election. Coro’s Fellowship in Public Affairs is a nine-month dynamic leadership training program in which fellows hold professional positions in the public sector, the […]

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Why I’m Running

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I’m running for City Council because there are serious challenges facing us as a city, and I believe that my experience and skill set make me the candidate best equipped to serve the people of the 10th District. There is […]

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An Enduring Partnership for Good

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Many moons ago, Mark Thomas married Avis Ridley. Their marriage wasn’t a surprise to friends who had known them since they were high school student leaders, but what did raise eyebrows was that not only did Avis take her husband’s […]

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Good Luck, Senator Harris!

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Tonight the nation will tune in to see Senator Kamala Harris debate Vice President Mike Pence. It’s not an overstatement to say that perhaps never before has there been as much interest in a vice-presidential debate as there is in […]

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“Vote like your ancestors died for it”

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A t-shirt popular with millennials right now that says everything that needs to be said about this coming election: “Vote like your ancestors died for it.” Really there’s no better way to put it. Because whether your family are recent […]

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Sharp Focus

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In the first debate ahead of the November 3rd general election, the priorities and differences between the two candidates, Mark Ridley-Thomas and Grace Yoo, came into sharp focus. This was most apparent on the issues of law enforcement accountability and […]

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