A City-wide project to create a space for sustained community engagement, truth-telling, and restorative justice.
Addressing long-standing discrimination impacting underserved communities.
Harnessing the collective power of cities to achieve gender equality.
LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the creation of the Angeleno Connectivity Trust (ACT), an initiative to help deliver internet access to vulnerable young people — including students experiencing homelessness, those in foster care, and youth with disabilities. Working with T-Mobile’s Project 10Million, the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, and several community-based organizations, ACT will offer 100 GB of free internet connectivity to students who need it the most. The agreement would provide that level of connectivity to 18,000 students for five years, renewable on an annual basis. “The COVID-19 crisis has created extraordinary challenges for our most [...]
Video Release: Los Angeles And Cities Around The Globe Launch International Network To Advance Gender Equity
Eds: Archived live video in English can be found here. Archived live video in Spanish can be found here. LOS ANGELES –– Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched ‘CHANGE’, the City Hub And Network for Gender Equity, a groundbreaking international coalition of cities committed to advancing gender equity in local governments and policies. Mayor Garcetti will serve as the network’s first chair, and Los Angeles will be one of its founding members, alongside London, Barcelona, Freetown, Mexico City, and Tokyo. “This pandemic has changed how we live, learn, work, socialize, and govern, but what has not changed is our unwavering [...]
Eds: Archived live video can be found at Facebook.com/MayorOfLA High-resolution photos can be found at LAMayor.org/Photos LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched L.A. College Promise Works (LACP Works), a new initiative connecting community college students to career coaching, skills training, and paid employment opportunities. This program is the product of a close partnership between the Mayor’s Office, the L.A. Community College District (LACCD), the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, and the City’s Workforce Development System. “COVID-19 has forced us all to make sacrifices in our jobs, homes, and lives, but our students should never have to sacrifice their [...]
L.A.’s Women in STEM initiative promotes gender diversity and pay equity for women in STEM positions from entry-level to leadership through mentorship, networking, and community building programs for girls and women pursuing STEM careers.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is home to one of the world’s fastest-growing and most dynamic tech and engineering sectors, and Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a new effort today — WiSTEM L.A. — to ensure that young women are equitably included in these promising industries. WiSTEM connects young women with mentors in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, where women have been chronically and historically underrepresented. More than 600 people registered to attend the kick off. “While women suffer from lost opportunity, the technology industry suffers from lost ingenuity,” said Mayor Garcetti. “WiSTEM is designed to close the gender gap in one of our [...]
Mayor Eric Garcetti And First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland Announce The Inaugural Los Angeles State Of Women & Girls Address And Young Women’s Assembly
LOS ANGELES — Women’s achievements, challenges, and future opportunities will be at the center of a historic conference to be hosted by Mayor Eric Garcetti and First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland at the University of Southern California (USC). The Inaugural Los Angeles State of Women & Girls Address and Young Women’s Assembly will be held on March 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will bring together Angelenos — including civic and thought leaders, as well as 700 girls, young women, and trans youth — for in-depth conversations, panels, and presentations on the state of gender equality in Los Angeles. The Inaugural [...]
To highlight progress toward gender equity in L.A., the event brought more than 1,000 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students over three years together with inspiring women leaders from across sectors.
Summer Night Lights is a nationally recognized model of effective civic partnerships. By keeping L.A. parks open during summer nights, SNL curtains crime and provides space and programming for families and young people.
Through L.A.’s Domestic Abuse Response Teams program, trained victim advocates partner with the LAPD to provide services and support to Angelenos affected by domestic violence. MFLA’s expansion of this proven pilot model ensured that any survivor of Domestic Violence had access to the same resources.