Solidarity with the Jewish Community
The events of the past few days serve as a reminder of the work left to do to foster inclusion, understanding, and solidarity across communities, and we are committed to achieving that.
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Statement In Support of the Los Angeles County Board Of Supervisors’ Emergency Declaration On HomelessnessWe applaud the Board of Supervisors’ actions to deliver life-saving services to people experiencing homelessness.
THE COMMITTEE FOR GREATER LA SUPPORTS MAYOR BASS’S PLAN ON HOMELESSNESSDecember 12, 2022 (Los Angeles, CA) — The Committee for Greater LA, a cross-sectoral group of civic leaders working to advance system changes and dismantle institutional racism, today released the following statement regarding Mayor Karen Bass’ plan on homelessness.
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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.