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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE COUNT OF HOMELESS POPULATION IN US 2020 CENSUS

Today, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, introduced legislation calling for more extensive outreach and a Census 2020 education plan targeting Angelenos experiencing homelessness. Los Angeles is home to the largest hard-to-count population in the nation, and an undercount can cost the City millions of dollars in public safety and federal funding for homeless services and beyond.

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2019 In Review

COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ ANNOUNCES THE LARGEST ABOVE GROUND MURAL IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

Today, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the latest mural art creation titled “Rushing Waters ” coming to Pacoima, a neighborhood known as the ‘mural city.’ This is the accumulation of four years of planning and community outreach in the heart of Pacoima’s Mural Mile.

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COUNCILWOMAN RODRIGUEZ LAUNCHES OPERATION BRIGHT SPOT

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez today was joined by a coalition of business leaders, LA Sanitation, StreetsLA, and Northeast Graffiti Busters to announce the launch of Operation Bright Spot: Strategic Partners Outfoxing Trash -- a coordinated neighborhood clean up program for communities in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. 

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LA CITY ORDINANCE ENHANCING ENFORCEMENT IN HIGH FIRE ZONES GOES INTO EFFECT

Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance, introduced by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and seconded by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, which aims to mitigate the risk of wildfires and improve the City’s ability to prevent trespassing in Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones (Zone). The ordinance advances to the Mayor’s desk to be signed, and upon his signature and the ordinance’s publication, it will go into effect immediately. 

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DRAFT ORDINANCE ON ENFORCEMENT PROTOCOLS IN HIGH FIRE ZONES MOVES TO FULL CITY COUNCIL

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the City’s Public Safety Committee voted unanimously to approve a draft ordinance on wildfire prevention and law enforcement protocols in Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones. The motion, introduced by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield and seconded by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, aims to mitigate the risk of wildfire and improve the City’s ability to prevent trespassing in high fire zones. 

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CITY ADOPTS ORDINANCE FOR FULL COST RECOVERY OF ILLEGAL CANNABIS ENFORCEMENT

Today, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance based on Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez’s motion enabling City agencies to recover costs associated with utility disconnection or other enforcement actions taken to shut down unlicensed cannabis businesses. 

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Annual Report 2018-2019

Working Proactively to Address Homelessness

COUNCILWOMAN RODRIGUEZ LAUNCHES ONE-STOP SHOP FOR HOMELESS SERVICES WITH LAUSD & SERVICE PROVIDERS

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the launch of a homeless family resource hub that will support families experiencing homelessness in the Northeast San Fernando Valley. The hub is a one-stop shop for homeless services and is coordinated through a partnership with the City of Los Angeles, homeless service providers, and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

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