Register NOW for the 19th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit

Join Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Attorney General Kamala Harris, and the Empowerment Congress for the 19th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit, We Are the Second District: Empowered to Realize the Dream. The Summit will take place NEXT Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 9:00am at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium.

Click here for a full listing of workshops and further information on the Summit.

SAVE THE DATE: 19th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit


Register at
For More Information Call: (213) 346-3246
Continental Breakfast will be served


Empowerment Congress Health Committee Meeting Wednesday

Do you want to work on improving the health and well-being in your community?

Join us at the next Second District Empowerment Congress Health Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 (4:00 – 5:30 pm)

Office of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Exposition Office Community Room
700 Exposition Park Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90037


Vote For Local Hero Susan Burton on CNN!

Susan Burton

Local hero and community crusader, Susan Burton, has been nominated as one of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes of 2010. The award spotlights everyday people who are changing the world. The ultimate winner – Hero of the Year – wins $100,000 and is determined by popular vote. So VOTE NOW! Learn more about Susan here.

VIDEO: Empowerment

The video above evidences how Supervisor Ridley-Thomas’ trademark empowerment ideals work as seen through the lens of the re-opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital. The video was shown at the 18th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit.

Learn more about the Empowerment Congress here.