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Reflections on the Civil Unrest

Media outlets throughout the nation reflect on 25 years since the 1992 civil unrest in Los Angeles. NBC News Conference’s Conan Nolan and Charter Local Edition’s Brad Pomerance sit down with Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas to discuss how far Los Angeles County has come and the work that remains.

May 2017

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Addressing Implicit Bias Countywide

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by its chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, to enhance the training of Los Angeles County employees to stifle implicit biases and subconscious prejudices that adversely affect public service. “As a Board, our mandate centers on a commitment to social justice for all as an administrative responsibility,”Board Chairman Ridley-Thomas said before […]

Support for In-Home Caregivers

The Board of Supervisors took a stand against Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal to slash $626 million from the state budget for in-home caregivers starting this July, essentially passing the cost onto counties. Acting on a motion by its Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas, co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, the Board voted to send a letter signed by […]

April 2017

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