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OurWater LA Coalition kickoff – May 3!

Come out to support water resiliency in LA County!
The #OurWater Coalition will kickoff on Wednesday, May 3 at 1:00 pm with special guest LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. #OurWater is a diverse coalition of individuals and organizations from across Los Angeles County united in support of policies, programs, and funding to increase public engagement in local water resilience and provide clean, safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable water for drinking, recreation, and commerce. #OurWater supports fair and equitable funding mechanisms and oversight to ensure fiscal accountability.

Event details here and below:
Wednesday, May 3
1:00 – 3:30 PM

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 N. Main Street, LA, CA 90012


Tomorrow! Call to Action for LA City park funding.

Call to Action!
Your presence is needed tomorrow at a Los Angeles City Council Budget Committee meeting.  The recently released Mayor’s 2017-2018 proposed budget contains significant reductions to the Department of Recreation and Parks’ budget.  These cuts would result in the elimination of critical maintenance positions across the city that keep our parks safe and clean.

Tomorrow’s meeting will deliberate the proposed budget and department funding – show up and demonstrate that parks are a priority for our communities and need full funding and support from the City.

There are two time window in which to take action. Wear green if you can!  Details below.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm.  Budget deliberations will be heard promptly at 1:00.
  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm.  Public comment will likely begin later in the day – make your voice heard!
  • Link to Agenda

City Hall – John Ferraro Council Chamber – Room 340
200 N Spring St, LA, CA 90012


Whether or not you can make it, contact information for councilmembers on the Budget Committee is below if you would like to get in touch with them directly to voice any concerns you may have regarding the proposed budget.

  • Councilmember Paul Krekorian (Chair)  213-473-7002
  • Councilmember Mitch Englander  213-473-7012
  • Councilmember Nury Martinez  213-473-7006
  • Councilmember Bob Blumenfield  213-473-7003
  • Councilmember Mike Bonin  213-473-7011

Additional links and information:
City of Los Angeles Public Meeting Calendar
Proposed Budget information