Are You Ready to Vote? A Call to Action and Community Involvement
Karen Bass, Executive Director of The Community Coalition, will be speaking on the importance of voting, community involvement and action. Ms. Bass is also a Senior Fellow at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research.
Wednesday, October 13, 2004
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
View Point Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Karen Bass is one of the most effective, creative and respected community leaders in Los Angeles, with a long and successful track record of community service. A lifelong resident of south Los Angeles, Ms. Bass has tirelessly worked on social issues and humanitarian causes.
While working in the emergency room at Los Angeles County USC Hospital, Karen Bass witnessed the ravages that crack cocaine brought to the young men, women and children of the inner city. In response, she founded Community Coalition in 1990 to improve the quality of life in South Los Angeles, and she has served as its Executive Director ever since. The Community Coalition’s overall mission is to improve the quality of life in South Los Angeles by attempting to build a membership organization that is strong and influential enough to affect the decision-making process, including resource allocation.
A winner of numerous community service awards, Karen Bass is also a Senior Fellow at the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research.
Cost: Free and open to the public; parking is available for $7.
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Sponsor(s): UCLA Black Faculty Staff Association. Information on non-JSCASC events posted for informational purposes only and does not reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies Center personnel.