Statement by Supervisor Ridley-Thomas on President Trump Pushing for a Crackdown on Homelessness in California

"If President Trump really wants to help, he should declare…

Los Angeles Times: Urgency Driven by Rising Homeless Deaths

He died Sunday on a West L.A. sidewalk. He was homeless. He…

Calmatters: California should make clear there is a right to housing, not simply shelter

By Darrell Steinberg and Mark Ridley-Thomas, Special to…

Destination Health: Solving Homelessness

 Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Sacramento…

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HOMELESSNESS: DEEPENING, DYNAMIC and DANGEROUSLY URGENT

By Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

Statement By Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Florence Library

“I have always valued libraries as important — not to mention…

Connecting Southwest LA

In the heart of the West Athens-Westmont neighborhood,…

Metro Approves Funding for Destination Crenshaw

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency (Metro)…

Tapping Counties’ Potential for Economic Development

Determined to unlock the potential of counties nationwide…
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Housing, Parks and Transportation Throughout Second District

LA County’s First Behavioral Health Center

Twelve years after its closure, the original Martin Luther…

Eradicating HIV in LA County and Beyond

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' opening remarks at a meeting…

Ending Child Poverty Bus Tour Kick-off

More than 200 people gathered at the Frasyer Clinic Parking…

Breaking Ground on a First-of-its-Kind Child and Wellbeing Center in South LA

Hundreds of people came out to celebrate as Supervisor Mark…

A New Day at MLK!

Calling it “a promise fulfilled,” Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas…

MLK Community Hospital In The News

South LA Celebrates Health and Wellness

About 3,000 people from across South Los Angeles celebrated…

Expanding Local Agency Advances Arts, Culture, and Creativity for the People of LA County

The Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, formerly…

Avis & Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Center Opens

The Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic unveiled the Avis…

A Progress Report on Child Welfare Reforms

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas…

LA County Ends Legacy of Brown Water at Sativa

Audit Prompts Investigation of Previous Management Just…

Statement on the Passing of Toni Morrison

“Today we lost a literary giant, cultural icon, and hero…

The Impact of African Americans in California

Remarks by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the One-year Anniversary…
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Architectural sites that define our community

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Sheriff’s Rehiring of a Fired Deputy

“I assert that there is no upside to having the Sheriff’s…

Restructuring LA County's Juvenile Justice System

  The Board of Supervisors voted to explore moving Los Angeles…

Continuing the Work of Reforming the Jail System

After terminating a contract to build a mental health treatment…

Creating an Accountable Criminal Justice System

Statement by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on the Jail Plan “While…