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RODRIGUEZ SECURES OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS FAMILIES IN THE NORTHEAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

LOS ANGELES - Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez secured over $500,000 to fund navigation, hygiene, and supportive services for homeless families in the Seventh Council District. The funding was secured through the state’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and will be administered by North Valley Caring Services (NVCS), an independent nonprofit which serves homeless and low-income individuals and families in North Hills and the surrounding neighborhoods.

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RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE GREATER GENDER PARITY AMONG ELECTED OFFICEHOLDERS

LOS ANGELES - Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced a Council Resolution to support Assembly Bill 220 which would amend the Political Reform Act of 1974 to allow campaign funds to be used for child care by those who choose to run for elected offices in California.

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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ BECOMES FIRST LATINA TO SERVE AS CHAIR OF CITY’S PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, FIRST WOMAN IN NEARLY 15 YEARS

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez was appointed Chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, becoming the first Latina and the first woman in fourteen years to serve in this position.

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A Year in Review 2018

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez takes a look back at 2018.

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PACOIMA AND SUN VALLEY NEIGHBORHOODS TO RECEIVE $23 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION

LOS ANGELES – Today, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced that the Pacoima and Sun Valley neighborhoods received a $23 million grant from the California Strategic Growth Council’s Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program. The funding will support environmental and sustainability initiatives, low-emission transportation projects, and workforce development programs.

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City Unveils Major Traffic Improvements on La Tuna Canyon Road on Anniversary of Keith Jackson’s Horrific Hit and Run

Los Angeles, CA (December 14, 2018) – Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) unveiled major traffic improvements along La Tuna Canyon Road. The improvements were announced on the anniversary of Keith Jackson’s horrific hit-and-run on La Tuna Canyon Road, an incident that prompted a community-wide online petition and discussion for enhanced safety improvements.

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LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES THE FIRST SAFE PARKING SITE THAT ALLOWS RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RVs)

Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the opening of a Safe Parking site in North Hills. This is the first safe parking location in the City of Los Angeles to provide spaces for Recreational Vehicles (RVs).

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Councilwoman Rodriguez Calls for Expansion of State's Hate Crime Law to Protect the Homeless

As we work to uplift families out of poverty and homelessness, we must assure their safety from those who seek to harm them. Individuals experiencing homelessness deserve the same rights and respect as anyone in our community, and we are going to fight and protect all Angelenos regardless of their ability, religion, sexual orientation, or their housing status.

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City of Los Angeles Latino Heritage Month 2018

Los Angeles Latino American Heritage Month is a celebration of Latino Americans in the United States. For over three decades, the City of Los Angeles has held a series of events throughout the month to highlight the significant contributions that Latinos have made to the City’s past, present, and future. More information and free public events shared shortly. 

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Jaws in the Water Headed to the Largest Public Pool in the Country

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and the City of Los Angeles will host a free outdoor movie screening of the 1975 classic thriller Jaws at the Hansen Dam Aquatic Center, the largest municipal pool in the United States. The event will offer music, free food (popcorn, water, and hotdogs), a mechanical shark, and resources to register for swimming lessons. Entrance to the pool is free.

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