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AFSCME District Council 36

On Saturday, April 15, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party honored AFSCME Council 36 President Alice Goff with the Miguel Contreras Leadership Award at their 2017 John F. Kennedy Awards.

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April 12 | LA Times

Civil rights activists are now raising concerns about the manuals, saying they encourage immigration enforcement at a time when many local police agencies are trying to build trust with immigrant communities fearful over President Trump’s calls for more deportations.

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April 11 | LA Daily News

A proposal to transfer $1 million of Los Angeles County money into a legal defense fund to help illegal immigrants and others threatened with deportation was pulled from a vote Tuesday so members of the Board of Supervisors could examine concerns raised within the motion.

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April 11 | KPCC

As part of an effort to rapidly boost the number of shelter beds available to L.A.’s homeless, officials are turning to the county's winter shelter system.

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April 4 | CBS Los Angeles

Controller Ron Galperin wrote in a letter to the City Council on March 23 that the city should not take out the loan because the projected fiscal year-end deficit has been adjusted down to $38 million.

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April 4 | LA Daily News

Mayor Eric Garcetti took a swipe at the French capital today, arguing before an audience in Denmark that Los Angeles would be a better host than Paris for the 2024 Summer Olympics because it can offer “something creative and new -- not more of the same” at this “important time” for the Olympic Movement.

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April 3 | LA Times

Wells Fargo & Co. has been ordered to rehire a former Los Angeles-area bank manager who federal officials say was fired because he reported potential fraud to his superiors and to a bank ethics hotline — a claim the bank denies even as it has acknowledged problems with its hotline.

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AFSCME District Council 36

The broad-based labor-community-clergy May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, a network of nearly 60 organizations from across Southern California, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36, announced plans on Tuesday to hold a massive march and rally on Monday, May 1, 2017, under the banner of "Resist Los Angeles.”

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March 28 | LA Times

Paris and L.A. have entered the stretch run of the 2024 bidding competition, seeking to impress International Olympic Committee voters who will gather in September to select a host city.

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