Outrage Grows – Community Meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2018

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When: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Where: Lincoln Heights Senior Center, 2323 Workman Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031

What: Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council board meeting

In December of 2017, Councilman Cedillo was busy locking in the fate of five parking lots in Lincoln Heights without consulting the community.

In one motion, he handed over the exclusive rights to develop projects to GTM Holdings and WORKS (Women Organizing Resources Knowledge and Services).

In the same motion, he mandated mixed income projects only on the sites (100% affordable housing as an option has, for now, been removed).

In a recent interview with Univision 34, the councilman called members of the community “mentirosos” (“liars” in Spanish) who dared to question the merits of these five projects.

In that same interview, the councilman declared himself a “champion for the homeless” – having overseen year-upon-year increases in homelessness in his district since taking office in 2013, perhaps he truly is a champion of a sort.

All of this was done while his representatives told us how much listening and communicating on this project we were going to have … someday.

That day has arrived! This Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Heights Senior Center, 2323 Workman Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031.

The Coalition to Preserve Lincoln Heights calls upon Councilman Gil Cedillo to respect the needs of current and future stakeholders in Lincoln Heights. Our community deserves to have a say in planning its future!

The Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Council has invited Councilman Gil Cedillo to join us, in person, on Thursday evening.

Plans for our community have been negotiated and approved behind closed doors in council offices, city hall board rooms, and interdepartmental memos – but never, never, in front of business owners, home owners, residents, and other stakeholders in Lincoln Heights.

Join us this Thursday, and let’s make sure that our voices are heard and our needs are respected.

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PRESS CONTACT: Scott Johnson 323-213-0149 or outwardmsj66@yahoo.com