Letter from CGLA Regarding the Motion to Codify Mayor Karen Bass’ ED1
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New Study: Housing Opportunities for the City of LA
This work supports our collective goal of creating new housing quickly to address homelessness in the City of Los Angeles. Created in partnership with Pacific Urbanism
We are a cross-sectoral group of Angelenos…
who share a vision that our region’s response to the COVID pandemic can advance systems change and dismantle the institutions and policies that have perpetuated institutional racism.
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Leaders must be committed to making progress on an anti-racist agenda and to understanding the history that has produced these outcomes.
We must promote a “caring economy,” to address longstanding racial disparities in labor markets.
Everyone should be able to connect to health and mental health services, regardless of status.
We must not only end unsheltered homelessness in Los Angeles County, but also disrupt, dismantle, and rebuild the systems that allow our neighbors to fall into homelessness.
Moving forward, Los Angeles County must commit to insure accessibility, mobility, and voice for immigrants regardless of status.
Every student should have access to high-quality education and functional access to the internet.
Los Angeles County must celebrate and support youth leadership and empowerment.
Los Angeles County must strengthen the nonprofit sector as a key part of civil society in the recovery.
Support community organizing and develop and deploy accurate and metrics that can measure progress on racial equity, and hold systems accountable to performance.
We need a new sense of public will that what was once deemed politically unfeasible – reducing police budgets, achieving digital equality, and investing fully in education – is now imperative.