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Celebrating a new era with the inauguration of our new Mayor, Karen Bass

A new era has begun in Los Angeles with yesterday’s inauguration of our new Mayor, Karen Bass. The Mayor’s Fund couldn’t be prouder to help our community celebrate this historic moment. And we’re ready to help Mayor Bass tackle the unprecedented challenges that face our city. Today, the Mayor declared a State of Emergency on homelessness as her first mayoral act. The Mayor’s Fund is built to help our City government cut red tape, and create space for innovation to drive bold action. That’s what this moment is about. We know Mayor Bass is ready to meet it, and so [...]

December 12, 2022|Categories: City Hall News, MFLA News|Tags: |

Salome Agbaroji Performs Poem in Honor of Our Work During the Garcetti Administration

Our Fund commissioned LA Youth Poet Laureate Salome Agbaroji to create an original poem reflecting and celebrating the collective work of the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles during the Garcetti administration. Salome Agbaroji is a fifteen-year-old Nigerian-American poet based in Los Angeles County, California. Salome was a part of the Get Lit team that won the second place title in the Brave New Voices competition, the world’s largest youth poetry competition. She has performed for the likes of Stacey Abrams, Mrs. Tina Lawson, and many more. Aside from poetry, she will be serving as the President of her class [...]

December 9, 2022|Categories: MFLA News|

LA For All Healing Circles: Open Dialogues for a Better Los Angeles

The LA Civil Rights Department and Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, a private non-profit organization, announced the launch of LA For All Healing Circles: Open Dialogues for a Better Los Angeles today in partnership with community organizations across the City of Los Angeles. The LA For All Healing Circles are open dialogues to build a better Los Angeles held virtually or in-person to foster stronger community bonds, support community-based organizations, and provide safe spaces for Angelenos to discuss the impacts of racial trauma, identity, systemic racism, and the COVID-19 pandemic. These dialogues invite the public to share their thoughts for improving our city and [...]

December 7, 2022|Categories: MFLA News, Program News|

Mayor Garcetti Kicks Off ‘Summer Night Lights’ 2022

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today kicked off Summer Night Lights (SNL), a program that keeps parks and recreation centers open late to provide young people and families with safe, fun gathering spaces during the summer months, helping to reduce crime and violence in the peak months of gang-related activity. “Every young Angeleno deserves a place in their community where they feel safe to spend quality time with their friends and loved ones,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “I am excited that this program will resume in person once again — providing our kids with activities, resources and most importantly [...]

July 13, 2022|Categories: MFLA News, Program News|

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