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Mayor Garcetti launches Complete Streets Program

The first project will reconstruct a 2.3-mile stretch of Roscoe Blvd. in Van Nuys

LOS ANGELES – Mayor Eric Garcetti today celebrated the launch of Complete Streets — a first-of-its-kind program to repair streets and install safety measures across Los Angeles.

Mayor Garcetti joined State Senator Bob Hertzberg and Councilwoman Nury Martinez to break ground on the first of six projects — a 2.3-mile stretch of Roscoe Boulevard from Woodman Avenue to the 405 Freeway.

Mayor Garcetti launches education toolkit for formerly incarcerated Angelenos

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched the My Education, My Freedom tool to help formerly incarcerated individuals pursue educational opportunities in California.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the Passing of John Mack

"John Mack’s wisdom, integrity, and kindness helped transform Los Angeles.  As a civil rights warrior, police commission president, and ally to all who love freedom and fairness, John made history with a fierce determination to pursue justice, an unshakable commitment to equality, and an unbreakable bond with the community he worked tirelessly to uplift every day of his remarkable life. He moved both spirits and systems — by merging his gentle bearing with a fearless resolve to make change that has touched and saved countless lives.

Mayor Garcetti Launches SwimLA

Ten years before L.A. hosts the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, City is increasing affordable opportunities for young Angelenos to learn a lifesaving skill that helps keep them healthy and active.

Mayor Garcetti announces launch of ‘Volunteer LA’ web platform

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the launch of VolunteerLA, a web platform and mobile app designed to connect Angelenos with meaningful opportunities to make a difference in our communities.

Mayor Garcetti announces L.A. to go carbon-neutral by 2050

BOSTON — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today at the International Mayors Climate Summit at Boston University that Los Angeles has committed to net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This new target — a major step forward from the City’s previous commitment of an 80% reduction by 2050 — is the most ambitious effort by Los Angeles to achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Mayor Garcetti names Michel Moore as next Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today selected Michel Moore as the next Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department. Moore, currently Chief Charlie Beck’s First Assistant Chief, is a widely-respected law enforcement leader who has played a key role in the historic reforms undertaken by the LAPD in recent years.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the release of LAHSA Homeless Count figures

“The numbers from this year's Homeless Count show real progress, even as we face the real challenges of tomorrow. Because for the first time in nine years, we finally have some good news. Just a few years ago, our approach to homelessness was dysfunctional — with too many government agencies that didn’t see themselves as a single team. But today, everyone is in, and we are pressing relentlessly forward until every Angeleno has a safe place to sleep at night.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti signs Executive Directive to accelerate construction of emergency homeless shelters

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today implemented a critical tool for building “A Bridge Home” for homeless Angelenos — signing an executive directive which will expedite and streamline the process for standing up temporary homeless shelters across Los Angeles.