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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Rep. Karen Bass joins Mayor Garcetti and community leaders for South LA Priorities meeting

February 24, 2014
Press Release

Los Angeles--Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement following her meeting Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and several community leaders from South Los Angeles as they gathered to discuss how the city and federal government can continue to collaborate to attract high paying jobs and bring state-of-the-art infrastructure and quality services to the area:

"I joined an impressive gathering of some 100 South Los Angeles community leaders today at Mayor Garcetti's South LA Priorities Meeting at City Hall. This was an opportunity for these leaders to hear directly from the Mayor regarding his office's citywide priorities and region-specific plans for South Los Angeles. Participants, including myself, were able to provide input to these plans and strategies regarding topics  such as economic and workforce development, transportation and infrastructure improvement, and summer jobs and gang reduction efforts specifically focused on South Los Angeles and its residents."