This pandemic day-lighted what we already knew — youth are under-invested in our city. COVID-19 won’t hinder our resolve to engage in this conversation and deliver for the youth of Los Angeles.
I’m pleased to announce that the City’s Executive Task Force on Youth Development held its first meeting via teleconference this week. The Task Force was established through a motion I introduced which aims to implement a Citywide youth development strategy.
This crisis emphasizes existing disparities. It’s more important than ever to engage in this work to help prepare the next generation for success. Read my full statement here: https://bit.ly/2KgBOHm