7/30 Fireside CharLA

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How are local leaders adapting to address major issues impacting our #Latinx community amid the #COVID19 pandemic?

Tune in to this Thursday's “Fireside CharLA” featuring special guest speaker, Kevin de León, President Pro Tempore Emeritus, CA State Senate, who will discuss: reimagining leadership for LA City Council District 14, addressing homelessness (particularly on Skid Row) and 2020 Census engagement challenges and strategies.

In the course of a remarkable career, Kevin de León has been an educator, activist, community organizer, and the first Latino leader of the California State Senate in 130 years. For the last decade, Kevin represented Senate District 24, which overlaps a significant portion of LA council district 14 which he was recently elected to represent.

Kevin de León was elected to the California State Senate in 2010, and in 2014 he was elected by his colleagues to lead the Senate, making him the first Latino to serve as President pro Tempore in over a century. Before his election to the Senate, Kevin served four years in the State Assembly.

Currently, Kevin is a professor, senior analyst, and distinguished policymaker-in-residence at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs; as well as a Distinguished Fellow for Climate, Environmental Justice and Health with the USC Schwarzenegger Instituted at the University of Southern California


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A lo largo de una notable carrera, Kevin de León ha sido educador, activista, organizador comunitario y el primer líder latino del Senado del Estado de California en 130 años. Durante la última década, Kevin representó al Distrito 24 del Senado, que se superpone a una parte significativa del distrito 14 del consejo municipal de Los Ángeles, que él fue elegido para representar recientemente.

Kevin de León fue elegido para el Senado Estatal de California en 2010, y en 2014 fue elegido por sus colegas para liderar el Senado, convirtiéndose en el primer latino en servir como Presidente pro Tempore en más de un siglo. Antes de su elección al Senado, Kevin sirvió cuatro años en la Asamblea Estatal.

Actualmente, Kevin es profesor, analista principal y distinguido legislador-en-residencia en la Escuela Luskin School of Public Affairs de UCLA; así como también es un Distinguido Miembro del Instituto Schwarzenegger de Clima, Justicia Ambiental y Salud en la Universidad del Sur de California (USC).

WHEN
July 30, 2020 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
CONTACT
Richard Corral ·

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