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Councilmember Ridley-Thomas’ Statement on His Appointment to Chair The Homelessness and Poverty Committee

“I want to thank Council President Martinez for this appointment. I am honored to continue the important work of addressing the moral crisis of our time—homelessness—at the City level. Los Angeles is the epicenter of homelessness, and with the crisis within a crisis of COVID-19, its resulting economic downturn and persisting racial inequities, we must… Continue reading Councilmember Ridley-Thomas’ Statement on His Appointment to Chair The Homelessness and Poverty Committee

Ensuring Angelenos Have a “Right to Housing”

In his first action as District 10 Councilmember, Mark Ridley-Thomas moved to address the moral crisis of homelessness. Co-authored by Councilmember O’Farrell, and seconded by Council President Martinez and Councilmember Blumenfield, the City Council (Council) will take steps to establish a legal, policy and budgetary framework that will pave the way for a “Right to… Continue reading Ensuring Angelenos Have a “Right to Housing”