Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: A new era of collaboration between LAUSD, City Hall

When a girl first sets foot in preschool, parents and teachers reach an understanding — an agreement that is frequently unspoken, but meant to hold for years to come: her education will be all of our responsibility. And she will only reach her potential if we work together to make sure she succeeds inside and Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: When people are in crisis, response team steps up

When sudden tragedy strikes in people’s lives, they can feel isolated in a fog of grief, confusion and uncertainty. In the immediate aftermath of trauma, they often just need someone to stand by them — and it takes extraordinary people, with uncommon strength and compassion, to give their time to helping strangers experiencing the worst Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Changing lives under L.A.’s brightest ‘Lights’

We had the honor of hosting U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week as she finished a cross-country tour of cities that are embracing the principles laid out by President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. She chose L.A. for our leadership in technology and social media; I was proud to share our successes Read More…