City and County Experts to Discuss Ending Homelessness & How To Help at October 25 Panel
Experts from the public and private sector will discuss measures underway to combat homelessness and what attendees can do to help at a breakfast panel on Wednesday, October 25 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Ebell of Los Angeles, 741 S. Lucerne Blvd. at Wilshire Blvd. The event is organized by the Ebell and open to the public.
Opening remarks: Los Angeles City Council Member David Ryu
Keynote speaker: California State Assembly Member Richard Bloom
- Phil Ansell, director of the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative
- Alisa Orduna, Homelessness Policy director, Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
Kerry Morrison, Proposition HHH Oversight Committee, Executive Director, Hollywood Property Owners Alliance
- Tommy Newman, director of public affairs, United Way Greater LA/Home for Good
- Veronica Arteaga, vice president, Housing Programs, St. Anne’s
Jill Bauman, CEO of Imagine LA, will moderate.
Panelists will also cover the impact of the recent passage of Proposition HHH and Measure H, guaranteeing funds for housing and programs in Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. A continental breakfast will be provided, beginning at 8 a.m. Attendees’ suggested donation is $20. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 323-931-1277, x131. Plenty of free parking is available.
Jill Bauman and Rebecca Hutchinson are event co-chairs, working with Julie Stromberg, Patty Lombard, Evelyn Toliver and Patti Carroll.
Co-sponsored by City National Bank, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, St. Anne’s, NextLA, the Larchmont Buzz, Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, ImagineLA and the office of City Council Member David Ryu.
Please note that more than 200 RSVPs have been received so far – and we are eager for more people to reply, come and hear from the experts about how we can all work together to address homelessness.
The Ebell of Los Angeles is an educational and philanthropic organization founded by women in 1894. The historic Ebell clubhouse was built in 1927 and is host to the women’s club activities as well as special events, weddings, theatrical productions, concerts, red carpet premiers and film productions. It is designated an Official American Treasure. Visit us online at www.ebelloflosangeles.com