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Creating a New Generation of Metro Riders and Workers

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved initiatives that would create a new generation of public transit workers and riders, and help homeless individuals staying in buses, trains and stations secure housing and services. “It is important to ensure that our youth are deriving all of the benefits of Metro’s growing public transit system, […]

Supervisors Endorse $5B State Budget Proposal on Homelessness

Acting on a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors expressed support for a California State Senate budget proposal that would allocate $5 billion over four years to increase the construction of affordable housing and fund immediate and long-term solutions to homelessness. “While the Governor’s May Revise sets aside a portion of funds […]

Supervisors Create First LA County Arts Department

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create the first Los Angeles County Arts Department. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Sheila Kuehl coauthored the motion with broad support from arts funders, creators and institutions. “With a new arts department, we can further elevate the impact of the arts on our community, culture, and economy,” […]