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How to recover

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As more businesses, services and public amenities reopen, I am now expanding my focus to encompass not only the urgent work of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, but to strategizing how to recover during its aftermath. Sheltering in place has been […]

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COVID-19 Update

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Helping Homeless Seniors We are working to secure 15,000 hotel and motel rooms to serve our seniors experiencing homelessness. If you know someone who is experiencing homelessness, senior or not, please have them call 800-548-6047 or visit www.la-hop.org. Small Business […]

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COVID-19: Data Matters

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Los Angeles County is one of the most diverse counties in the country, and the past few weeks have demonstrated that COVID-19 does not discriminate — neither along ethnic nor socioeconomic lines. Although no one is immune, national reports have […]

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We can get through this together

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In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, work, and socialize (from the safety of our homes). Many of us are fortunate to be able to work remotely, and now we hold important […]

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We must pull together now

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New cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to emerge across Los Angeles City and County, and it is imperative that we pull together now to contain its spread. We can and will get through this, but now is the time for […]

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Thank you!

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I want to thank each and every one of you — all the volunteers and supporters who knocked doors, walked precincts, phone banked, as well as those of you who contributed financially. Your hard work and belief in my candidacy […]

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Vote today!

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Today, March 3rd, is Election Day. Have you voted yet? Vote Centers are open from 7am to 8pm today. Los Angeles County has transitioned from polling places to vote centers. Eligible voters can vote at any vote center in the […]

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MRT Invests in the Next Generation

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Eight years ago Cassandra Chase, founder of the literacy-oriented non-profit Read Lead, attended a meeting of the Empowerment Congress (EC). Fast forward and today she leads the EC, one of the region’s largest entities dedicated to grassroots participatory government. Founded […]

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Supported by the grassroots

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There are many reasons why Mark Ridley-Thomas is supported for City Council by grassroots activists, nurses, environmental groups, and the L.A. County Young Democrats. Here are a few: ✅ Mark stepped forward to take action on the homelessness crisis at the […]

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