TODAY: Governor Newsom in Los Angeles Meeting with Community Leaders & Young People


Governor hosts a series of meetings focused on racism and systemic injustice

LOS ANGELES – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom is in Los Angeles meeting with leaders and community members following the killing of George Floyd and the demonstrations against racism over the past week. His meetings include conversations with community leaders, youth leaders and elected officials.

This morning, the Governor also visited with small business owners in Leimert Park, a neighborhood that was heavily impacted during the 1992 Uprising, and met with community members at Community Build, an organization created to heal the wounds and expand opportunity after the 1992 Uprising.

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Governor Newsom listens to a community member.

Governor Newsom and Senator Holly Mitchell speak to community members.

Governor Newsom, alongside Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, speak to a community member.

 Governor Newsom meets with community members in Los Angeles, alongside Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles), Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.