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Mayor Garcetti launches WiSTEM L.A. to connect women with opportunities in growing tech sector

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is home to one of the world’s fastest-growing and most dynamic tech and engineering sectors, and Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a new effort today — WiSTEM L.A. — to ensure that young women are equitably included in these promising industries.

WiSTEM connects young women with mentors in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, where women have been chronically and historically underrepresented. More than 600 people registered to attend the kick off.

Mayor Garcetti announces that SwimLA has enrolled more than 36,000 young people

The Mayor set a goal to double enrollment from 18,000 — to help more young Angelenos stay active, healthy, and safe in the water.

Mayor Garcetti hosts Clean Transportation Forum with Paris Mayor Hidalgo, announces new online platform to help cities electrify their fleets

The Mayor also helped unveil a new 2028 Zero Emissions Roadmap to accelerate the reduction of air pollution over the next decade.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the passing of Nicole Willett

“The City of Los Angeles is deeply saddened by the loss of Nicole Willett. She will be remembered as a beloved colleague and friend, and an advocate for the community she served with passion as Chief of Staff for the Department on Disability. Nicole dedicated herself to making Los Angeles more accessible and equitable, and my thoughts are with her family and loved ones during this difficult time.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti opens L.A.’s first ‘A Bridge Home’ site

The temporary bridge housing facility is in El Pueblo, and will offer unprecedented resources for homeless Angelenos seeking to rebuild their lives.

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on Labor Day 2018

“We salute working men and women because they come together each day, in cities and towns across this country, to build America’s future in a way that lifts up the best of who we are: rising above differences to achieve something bigger than themselves, and moving us forward with hard work, unity, and purpose. The transformative power of labor is evident in every part of our lives, and I will always stand with working people on what matters most to them — lifting wages, creating jobs, and putting the interests of families first in all that we do.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti names Captain Lawrence Vasquez as L.A.’S First Director Of Military And Veterans Affairs

Capt. Lawrence VasquezLOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed Capt. Lawrence Vasquez as the City of Los Angeles’ first Director of Military and Veterans Affairs, a key post that will further the Mayor’s strong commitment to creating opportunities for military personnel and veterans.

Mayor Garcetti names Adel Hagekhalil as Director of the Bureau of Street Services

Adel Hagekhalil LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the appointment of Adel Hagekhalil as Director of the Bureau of Street Services (BSS).  

STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the passing of Senator John McCain

“John McCain was an American hero, a true patriot who served with courage, honor, and humility. We owe him our gratitude for his sacrifices and leadership, and offer our deepest sympathies to the McCain family in this moment of loss and sorrow.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

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