Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Building a sturdy ‘bridge’ for Angelenos in need

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist We opened the first “A Bridge Home” temporary emergency housing facility near El Pueblo Historical Monument this week — and as we toured the space and prepared to welcome the first residents, I was thinking of Angelenos like Ericka Newsome. Today, Newsome is an advocate at the Downtown Women’s Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Homeless students still find a way to graduate

By Mayor Eric Garcetti Contributing Columnist Behind every graduation cap that gets thrown into the air, there is a story. Last week, I joined 125 Los Angeles Unified School District students who have experienced homelessness for a very special graduation — to hear their stories, to celebrate with them and to be inspired by what Read More…