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People Power Action Event


Elect Your Sheriff - Los Angeles

Ward AME Church
1177 W 25th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Date and time:
Saturday, September 15, 10:00 AM
Ward AME Church ( There are three free lots: Lot #1 is on the NW corner of Adams/Magnolia, Lot #2 is on the NW corner of 25th/Magnolia and Lot #3 is on the SE corner of 25th & Magnolia. If these are full, there is street parking available.
Attendee count:
34 attendees
Esther Lim
Smart JusticeVoting Rights Action

LA Voters, we have a sheriff runoff!
In June, we went to the polls and voted for many electeds, including the LA Sheriff. The sheriff holds a tremendous amount of power with responsibilities such as providing patrol services for 153 incorporated communities and 42 cities; courthouse security for the Superior Court of LA; and housing and transportation of 17,000 people who are incarcerated in its jail system, which is the largest in the country.
We have two candidates who are racing to become the next Sheriff, incumbent Jim McDonnell and candidate Alex Villanueva.
The ACLU SoCal, Ward AME Church, LA Progressive, Justice Not Jails, LA Regional Reentry Partnership, Dignity and Power Now, Youth Justice Coalition and others are hosting a community forum, called "Elect Your Sheriff" on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10a-12p at Ward AME Church. This is a great opportunity for the LA community to come meet and listen to the candidates.
Simultaneously, the Youth Justice Coalition will be holding a legal clinic to service our reentry community members.
LA voters, it is up to YOU to decide who YOU think is the right Sheriff for Los Angeles County. Get ready to go to the polls again in November!

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