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  • Juneteenth Dialogue & Celebration

    On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Empowerment Congress hosted a multi-generational, cross-cultural dialogue under the heading of "Building Black Excellence through Real Emancipation." Anchored by stirring remarks from featured speaker, Tavis Smiley, the conversation [...]

  • LA City Housing Element – Special Update

    On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, the Committee on Homelessness held a special joint meeting with the Equitable Economic, Environmental & Community Development Committee where the LA City Planning Department shared an update [...]

  • Reimagining LA: What’s Next?

    The Empowerment Congress and founder, Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas, hosted a community discussion regarding new investments to address and prevent homelessness and re-envision public safety across the 10th Council District and the City of Los [...]


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