Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday

Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday

January 31, 2018

MEDIA ALERT
Cedillo to Hold Immigrant Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday
To take up Letters of Representation, Civil Rights Ordinance and Justice Fund Update

Los Angeles—Councilmember Cedillo will chair the Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee on Thursday, where the committee will take up motions to create a pilot program in three districts with letters of representation for undocumented residents who may come into contact with ICE enforcement, create a civil and human rights ordinance that creates a Civil and Human Rights Commission expanding protections for all Angelenos, and an update from the California Community Foundation on the LA Justice Fund.

Committee Agenda: http://ens.lacity.org/clk/committeeagend/clkcommitteeagend3544118186_02012018.html

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District
Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., Tenth District
Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr., Ninth District
Councilmember Nury Martinez, Sixth District
Councilmember David E. Ryu, Fourth District

WHAT: Immigrant Affairs, Civil Rights and Equity Committee Meeting

ITEM NO. (1) 18-0086
Motion (Cedillo - Wesson - Martinez) requesting the City Attorney, with assistance from the City’s Immigrant Affairs and Civil Rights Advocate, Chief Legislative Analyst, and any other City department as necessary, to prepare and present a draft Civil and Human Rights Ordinance that: 1) prohibits discrimination, prejudice, intolerance and bigotry that results in denial of equal treatment of any individual; 2) provides remedies accessible to complainants; and 3) creates the City of Los Angeles Civil and Human Rights Commission and any other supporting unit to investigate and enforce violations of the proposed ordinance.

ITEM NO. (2) 17-1077
Chief Legislative Analyst to report relative to Council's instruction to explore an amendment to the existing contract with California Community Foundation incorporating an additional task to create a Letters of Representation Program or other alternatives.

ITEM NO. (3) 17-0046
Presentation by the California Community Foundation relative to the Justice Fund and related matters.

WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM

WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Council Chambers
200 N. Spring Street, Room 340, Los Angeles, CA 90012

INFO: Fredy Ceja at (323)574-6013 or Fredy.Ceja@lacity.org

Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.

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