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Los Angeles Public Health Advocates Demand City Leaders Take Action to Protect Communities from Alcohol Related Harms

A Motion from 2017 in Danger of Expiring, Community Members Fight to Save It

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A.DAPA) will hold an important press event to call attention to a life-saving policy concerning alcohol outlet over-concentration in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance logo (PRNewsfoto/Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Po)

WHAT: News conference to announce City Council Planning and Land Use Management Committee Chair Harris-Dawson's denial to take action on an alcohol protection motion, potentially causing more harms to communities.

WHEN: Friday, January 17, 2020, 10AM

WHERE: L.A. City Hall, 200 N. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHO: Members of L.A. Drug and Alcohol and Policy Alliance (L.A.DAPA)

WHY: New research shows all 15 Los Angeles City Council Districts are extremely oversaturated with alcohol related businesses, leading to higher crime rates. A potential solution is in danger of dying in Planning and Land Use Management Committee on Jan. 31.

SPEAKERS:

  • Brenda Villanueva, Co-Chair, L.A.DAPA 
  • Veronica Cruz (Manos Unidas de Koreatown)
  • Vanessa Hernandez (Manos Unidas De Koreatown) 
  • Yancy Mauricio (CD 8 constituent)
  • Mayra Jimenez, Advocacy Manager, Alcohol Justice

 

Contacts:

Cynthia Nickerson


323 675-8785


cnickerson@publicstrategies.org




Brenda Villanueva


818 307-6105


villanueva@pys.org

 

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SOURCE Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance