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WE’RE WITH KATY!

 

“Katy Young Yaroslavsky has the vision and experience we need to make Los Angeles healthier, safer, greener, and more equitable – and the courage to stand up to City Hall to get things done for the people.

I know Katy will bring strong representation for the 5th District constituents whom I represent.”

 

— Karen Bass

   Congresswoman, CA-37

Adam Schiff

 

“Katy Young Yaroslavsky is a leader in the fight against climate change and a champion for housing the unhoused. She has the character, integrity, and vision that the City Council desperately needs.

Katy will be my partner in getting the hard work done, and I’m proud to endorse her to serve our communities as Councilwoman.”

 

— Adam Schiff

   Congressman

“I know Katy, not only as a fighter against climate change and for our community’s quality of life but as the mother of three of my grandchildren. She left public interest law six years ago to continue her passion for public service.

She is running for the right reasons: to execute policies that protect and improve the quality of life in our city and on our planet. With strong roots in our district, Katy is smart, ethical, and principled.

Katy will stand up to the monied interests who have had far too much influence over the city’s affairs for too long — and will be an overdue breath of fresh air in City Hall. Please join me in supporting Katy for City Council.”

 

— Zev Yaroslavsky

   Los Angeles County Supervisor (ret.)

“Katy Young Yaroslavsky is one of the best of our next generation of progressive leaders, and I’m excited to support her run for LA City Council. She’s smart, innovative, and fearless. She rolls up her sleeves and gets big stuff done.

As my senior policy advisor on the environment and the arts, Katy has developed and delivered huge policy wins that are already paying dividends for LA residents — cleaner water and air, new local green jobs, and healthier communities for all.

Council District 5 would be really lucky to have her there.”

Sheila Kuehl

   Los Angeles County Supervisor

 

I am proud to endorse Katy Young Yaroslavsky for Los Angeles City Council.  I’ve worked with Katy for the last seven years on big initiatives, like Measure W where we’re making real progress in the fight for clean water and creating good-paying local green jobs.  Katy builds coalitions and solves problems, and I know she will be an effective advocate for her constituents and all Angelenos on crucial issues like homelessness, making our city and region more sustainable, and ensuring women and girls have the local health resources and protections they need to thrive.

 

— Hilda Solis

  Los Angeles County Supervisor

 

“Katy Young Yaroslavsky has the proven experience – and the courage – to fight for the people and neighborhoods of the 5th District.

I’m proud to endorse her for City Council, and I know Katy will bring strong representation for the constituents whom I represent.”

 

— Ben Allen

  State Senator

 

“As we make significant strides towards equality and justice in California, we need strong leaders on the L.A. City Council who will work for change. That’s why I support Katy Young Yaroslavsky for the 5th District

Her dedication and expertise will help us accomplish the meaningful change we need for our city.

Katy is exceptionally qualified with experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors – and she would be only the 4th woman on the City Council out of 15 members.”

— Sydney Kamlager

   State Senator

 

“I’m proud to endorse Katy to represent City Council District 5, because Katy is just the type of bold, new leader – and ally – we need shaping solutions for the people of Los Angeles.

The status quo doesn’t shift willingly. And our movement to put people first requires relentless advocates like Katy organizing, building, and pushing the bounds of progress. Her compassion for people combined with her strength in standing up to powerful special interests sets her apart from other candidates.

She prioritizes housing and clean air and water as fundamental human rights and will fight for economic mobility for everyone. I look forward to working with her to achieve our shared vision of helping our communities thrive.”

 

— Isaac Bryan

  Assembly Member

 

“We need relentless advocates fighting for our communities – effective, progressive leaders who put people first and drive the change we seek. That’s why we need to elect Katy Young Yaroslavsky for Los Angeles City Council District 5.

Katy is a highly qualified policymaker, with the vision to create practical solutions to our most urgent concerns, including homelessness, housing affordability, and the climate crisis.”

 

 

— Laura Friedman

   Assembly Member

 

“I am proud to endorse Katy Young Yaroslavsky for Los Angeles City Council. When we worked together to create LA’s Safe Clean Water Program, I saw firsthand how Katy brings people together to tackle difficult issues and create real solutions for our local communities.

Katy’s honest, smart, and collaborative, and she will be an experienced and powerful voice in the fight against climate change. The L.A. City Council needs her steady leadership right now.”

 

— Eric Garcetti

  Mayor of Los Angeles

Labor

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor
CWA Southern California Council 
Engineers & Architects Association
IBEW Local 11
IBEW Local 40

SEIU 121RN
SEIU Local 721
SEIU Local 2015
SEIU-UHW
Teamsters Joint Council 42
UFCW Local 770
UNITE HERE Local 11
United Nurses Associations of California (UNAC/UHCP)
United Steelworkers Local 675
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Organizations

Asian Democrats of Los Angeles County
Avance L.A. Democratic Club
California Democratic Renters Council
California Women’s List

Democrats for Israel
Fund Her
Heart of LA Democratic Club
HONOR PAC Political Affairs Committee
Jane Fonda Climate PAC
Korean American Democratic Committee
LA Voice
Los Angeles African American Women PAC
Los Angeles County Democratic Party
Los Angeles County Young Democrats
Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters
The Los Angeles Times
Mid City West Progressive Slate
Miracle Mile Democratic Club
Moms in Office
National Women’s Political Caucus
New Frontier Democratic Club
Park La Brea Residents Association
Pilipino American LA Democrats
Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County
Park La Brea Residents Association
Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains

Sierra Club
Stonewall Democratic Club
Stonewall Young Democrats
Vote Mama
Westide for Everyone
Westside Young Democrats
Women’s Political Committee Los Angeles

Elected Officials

Ben Allen, State Senator
Karen Bass, Congresswoman
Linda J. Briskman, Beverly Hills Mayor (ret.)
Kathleen Brown, California State Treasurer (ret.)
Isaac Bryan, Assembly Member
Illece Buckley-Weber, Agoura Hills Mayor
Betsy Butler, Assembly Member (ret.) & Executive Director, CA Women’s Law Center*
Laura Chick, LA City Controller and LA Council Member (ret.)
Judy Chu, Congresswoman
Gray Davis, California Governor (ret.)
Maria Elena Durazo, State Senator
John Edelston, Agoura Hills Mayor (ret.)
John Erickson, West Hollywood City Councilmember
Mike Fong, Assembly Member
Laura Friedman, Assembly Member
Terry Friedman, Assembly Member (ret.)
Mike Gipson, Assembly Member
Jane Harman, Congresswoman (ret.)
Marqueece Harris- Dawson, Los Angeles City Councilmember
Bob Hertzberg, State Senator
Elizabeth Holtzman, Congresswoman (ret.)
Genethia Hudley-Hayes, President, LAUSD Board of Education (ret.)
Sydney Kamlager, State Senator
Sheila Kuehl, LA County Supervisor, Third District
Abbe Land, West Hollywood Mayor (ret.)
Mike Levin, Congressman
Mel Levine, Congressman (Ret.)
Diana Mahmud, Council Member, City of South Pasadena
Tina Mckinnor, Assembly Member
Cindy Miscikowski, LA City Councilmember (ret.)
Al Muratsuchi, Assembly Member
Fran Pavley, State Senator (ret.)
Sasha Renee Perez, Alhambra City Councilmember
Jan Perry, LA City Council (ret.)
Joy Picus, LA City Council (ret.)
Anthony Portantino, State Senator
Anthony Rendon, California Assembly Speaker
Ed Reyes
, LA City Council (ret.) & Executive Director, River LA*
Vicki Reynolds, Beverly Hills Mayor (ret.)
Rex Richardson, Long Beach Councilmember
Monica Rodriguez, Los Angeles City Councilmember
Bob Ronka, LA City Council (ret.)
Hilda Solis, LA County Supervisor, First District
Henry Stern, State Senator
Meghan Sahli Wells, Culver City Mayor (ret.)
Adam Schiff, Congressman
Sepi Shyne, West Hollywood Mayor
David Tokofsky, Board Member, LAUSD Board of Education (ret.)
Rick Tuttle, LA City Controller (ret.)
David Vela, Board of Trustees, LA Community College District
Joel Wachs, LA City Councilmember (ret.)
Jack Weiss, LA City Councilmember (ret.)
Roz Wyman, LA City Councilmember, Fifth District (ret.)
Zev Yaroslavsky, LA County Supervisor, Third District, & LA City Council Member, Fifth District (ret.)
Betty Yee, CA State Controller

Community Leaders

Judy Abdo, Commissioner and Vice-Chair, First 5 LA*
Suzie Abdou, President, National Women’s Political Caucus, LA Metro*
David Abel, Publisher, The Planning Report & Verdexchange News*
Les Abell, Board Member, Exceptional Children’s Foundation*
Nancy Abell, Co-Founder and Co-Chair, UCLA Law Women LEAD*
Susan Abrams, Policy Director, Children’s Law Center*
Katherine Aguilar Perez, Adjunct Professor, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy*
Elizabeth Badger, CEO and Founder, Minority Outreach Committee, Inc.*; Member, LACDP Assembly District 45*
Rupa Balasubramanian, Board Member, Planned Parenthood Action Fund*
John Barbieri, CEO, NRCI*
Ted Bardacke, Executive Director, Clean Power Alliance*
Joshua Baum, President (ret.), Westside Young Democrats*
Joan Beerman, Community Leader
Rabbi Michael Berenbaum, Director, Sigi Ziering Institute at American Jewish University*
Dina Bernat-Kunin, South Carthay resident
Stuart Benjamin, Film Producer
Jimmy Biblarz, CD 5 Primary Candidate
Carol Biondi, Child Advocate
Hope Boonshaft, Community Leader
Aomar Boum, Professor of Anthropology, UCLA*
Julie and Steve Bram, Community Leaders
Katie Braude, Chief Executive Officer, Speak Up*
Warren Breslow, Chair Emeritus, Beit T’Shuvah*
Ned Brown, Board Member, Westside Jewish Community Center*
Omar Brownson, Past President, RiverLA*
Gail Buchalter, Chair of the Board, Otis College Board of Trustees*
Diana Buckhantz, Co-Chair, Jewish World Watch*; Board Member, Youth Emerging Stronger*
Leticia Buckley, Board Chair, Arts for Healing and Justice Network*; VP & Co-Chair of the Racial and Cultural Equity Committee, Californians for the Arts*; Commissioner, LA County Dept. of Arts and Culture*
Lisa Cahill, Interim Executive Director, Pathways LA*
Gillian Calof, President, Residents of Beverly Glen, Inc.*
Ian Campbell, Chair of the Board (ret.), Coro Southern California*
Robyn Camp, Climate Leader
Monica Carlos, Carthay Circle Resident
Lindsay Carlson, President, Heart of LA Democratic Club and Board Member, National Association of Women Lawyers*
Maria Casillas, Retired Educator
Patricia Castellanos, Co-Founder, Reclaim Our Schools-L.A.*
Gerry Chaleff, First Special Assistant for Constitutional Policing, LAPD*
Celene Chan Andrews, President-Elect, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association*
Rabbi Ken Chasen, Leo Baeck Temple*
Carrie Chassin, Board Member, Jewish World Watch*
Liz Cheadle, Dean of Students (ret.), UCLA School of Law*; Board Member, Community Nature Connection*; Board Chair (ret.), Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy*
Jon Christensen, Board Chair, Liberty Hill Foundation* & Professor, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability*
Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, Professor, American Jewish University*
Rachel Davidson, Producer
Trevor Davis, Founder and Executive Director, REACH for Community*
Lindy DeKoven, Executive Vice President (ret.), NBC*; Commissioner, CA Commission on the Status of Women*, CA State Parks and Recreation Commission*, and CA State Film Commission*
Fran Diamond, Board Member (ret.), LA Regional Water Quality Control Board*
David Diaz, Executive Director, Active SGV*
Walter Dominguez, Board Member, South Carthay Neighborhood Association*; Board Member, PICO Neighborhood Association*
Zan Dubin-Scott, Co-Founder, National Drive Electric Week*
Joe Edmiston, Executive Director, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy*
Pepper Edmiston, Founder Happy Trails for Kids*
Craig Ehrlich, Chair, UCLA Foundation*
Monica Mariko Embrey, Environmental Advocate
Norman Epstein, SVP (ret.), MCA Music Entertainment Group*
Scott Epstein, CD 5 Primary Candidate
Victoria and Saul Faerstein, Westwood Hills Residents
Elisabeth Familian, Community Leader
Belinda Faustinos, Executive Director, Nature for All*
Esther Feldman, Environmental Leader
Judie Fenton, Community Leader
Jean Picker Firstenberg, President Emerita, American Film Institute*
Dave Ford, Board Member, Los Angeles City College Foundation*
Adine Forman, Executive Director, Hospitality Training Academy – Labor Management Trust*
Pat Forrest, President (ret.), Beverly Glen Association*
Larry Frank, Labor Leader
Harley Frankel, Founder, College Match Los Angeles*
Nancy Freedman, Member, Brentwood Community Council*
Ed Friedman, President, South Carthay HPOZ Board*
Susan Friedman, Commissioner, Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission*
Jeff Ellis, Board Member, Westwood South of Santa Monica HOA*
Olga Garay-English, International Arts Consultant
Dan Garcia, CEO, Veteran Advocacy*
Rabbi Laura Geller
Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles County*
Arnold Gilberg, MD, PhD, Commissioner (ret.), Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission*
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie, Author, Lawyer, and Human Rights Advocate
Madelyn Glickfield, Former Chair, LA Regional Water Quality Control Board*
Mark Gold, Past President, Heal the Bay*
Sherry Gold, Social Justice Advocate
Joe Goldman, Jewish Democratic Council of America New Leadership Council*
Billie Greer, Public Policy Advisor
Larry Gross, Executive Director, Coalition for Economic Survival*
Emiliana Guereca, Founder, Women’s March Foundation*
Janet Halbert, Progressive Community Activist
Christine Harada, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer for the United States (ret.), Obama Administration*
Carol Head, Board Chair, Project Redwood*
Christen Hebrard, Exec. Board, CA Democratic Party* & Member, Democratic National Committee*
Sean Hecht, Co-Executive Director, Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, UCLA School of Law*
David Heise, Business Owner, David Wayne Heiss Design*
Nancy Helsley, Head of Docents and Boardmember, TreePeople Land Trust*
Ellen Hoberman, Boardmember, Saban Community Clinic*
Ann Hollister, President, Vision To Learn*
Dillon Hosier, Chief Executive Officer, Israeli-American Civic Action Network*
Ellen Isaacs, Executive Committee, Women’s Political Committee*; Boardmember, Westside Urban Forum*
Nancy Jacoby, CEO, Nancy Jacoby Productions*
Jeffrey Janger, Writer
Jane Jelenko, Former President, Center Dance Arts*
Janice Kamenir-Reznik, Co-founder, Jewish World Watch*
Elizabeth Karatz Faraut, President, Board of Directors, Downtown Women’s Center; President, Board of Advisors, The Rape Foundation*; CEO, LA LOOP*
Jon Katz, President, Santa Monica Democratic Club* & Vice Chair, Democratic Club HQ*
Sandra Klasky, PhD, Past President, Valley Federation*; Vice Chair, LA County Women’s Commission*
Joanne Kozberg, UC Regent, Emeritus & former CA Secretary of State and Consumer Services
Lindsey Kozberg, Board Member, Great Schools Now*
Mo Langer, Board Chair, IKAR*
Wendy Lazarus, Co-Founder, Kids Impact Initiative
Abby J. Leibman, Co-founder, California Women’s Law Center*
David Lehrer, President, Community Advocates, Inc.*
Brenda Levin, President, Levin & Associates Architects
Joel Levin, Executive Director, Plug-in America*
Jan Levine, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge (ret.)
Dr. Ralph Levinson, MD, Ophthalmologist, UCLA
Adi Liberman, Former Commissioner (alternate), CA Coastal Commission*
Wendy Light
Shelley Luce, Past President and CEO, Heal the Bay*
Loraine Lundquist, Community Leader
Joe Lyou, President and CEO, Coalition for Clean Air*
Lisa Mandel, Legal Director (ret.), Children’s Law Center*
Felicia Marcus, Western Director (ret.), Natural Resources Defense Council*
Chuck Marquardt, South Carthay Community Leader and CD 5 Business Owner
Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice*
Sean McMillan, Chair & CEO, West LA Homeless Organization*, Board Member & Homeless Committee Chair, Westside Neighborhood Council*
Vaughan Meyer, Co-Chair, Women’s Political Committee & Board Member, Jewish World Watch*
Marilouise Morgan, Boardmember, Carthay Square Neighborhood Association*, PICO Neighborhood Council*
Diane Morton, Board Member, Centre Theatre Group*
Rabbi Len Muroff
Andrew Murphy, Board Member, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley*
David Myers, Professor of History & Director, UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy*
Damon Nagami, Board Chair, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust*
Kate Nelson, Co-Chair, Women’s Political Committee*
Laurie Newman, President, The Bay Foundation*
Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board*
Steve Nissen, Board Chair, LA Economic Development Corp.* & Board Chair (ret.), LA Area Chamber of Commerce* and FilmLA*
Hilary Norton, Executive Director, Fixing Angelenos Stuck in Traffic (FAST)*
Torie Osborn, Progressive Activist
James Panozzo, Founder & Executive Director LAUNCH LA & TARFEST*
Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve*
Craig Perkins, President &, Executive Director, The Energy Coalition*
Susan Petrulas Nissman, President of the Board of Directors, Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum*
Gloria and Richard Pink, Owners, Pink’s Hot Dogs
Eryn Piper-Block, President, Palms Neighborhood Council*
Charles Plotkin, Music producer
Rabbi Robin Podolsky
Tracy Quinn, President and CEO, Heal the Bay*
Ellis Raskin, Vice Chair, Santa Monica Planning Commission
Lisa Reale, Board Member, United Way of Greater Los Angeles*
Steve Regenstreif, Chair, Seniors Council, Democratic National Committee*
Tony Regenstreif, Vice-Chair, Westside Jewish Community Center Board of Directors*
Dorothy Reik, President, Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains*
Bruce Reznick, Executive Director, LA Waterkeeper*
Susan F. Rice, Senior Consultant, Brakeley Briscoe*
Heather Richardson, Board Member, Western Center on Law and Poverty*
Kymberleigh Richards, Former Chair, Metro San Fernando Valley Sector Council
Allyn Rifkin, Board Member, Los Angeles Regional Planning History Group*
Ron Rosen, Century Glen Resident
Sally and Ronald Rosenblatt, Community Leaders
Suzanne Rosentswieg, Community Leader
Rabbi John L. Rosove, Senior Rabbi Emeritus, Temple Israel of Hollywood*
Bill Rothbard, Chair and Vice-Chair (ret.), Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy*
Alan Rothenberg, Chairman, 1st Century Bank*
Carter Rubin, Climate Advocate, Natural Resources Defense Council*
Bruce Saito, Director, California Conservation Corps*
Susan Sanford, South Carthay Community Leader
Catherine Sarkisian, MD, MSHS, Director, UCLA Value-Based Care Research Consortium*; Board Member, North Westwood Neighborhood Council*
Stephanie Savage, Board Member, Bel Air Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council*
Lucille Saunders, Community Leader
Roberta Schiller, Director (ret.), Westside Village Homeowners Association*
Mitchell Schwartz, CEO, Zamisu Clean-Tech Consulting*
Laura Shell, Commissioner, LA Regional Planning Commission*
Abby Sher, Founder, Santa Monica Museum of Art*
John Schulman, Executive VP and General Counsel, Warner Bros. Entertainment (ret.)*
Toni Schulman, Trustee, Karsh Center, Wilshire Blvd. Temple*; Board Member, Alliance for Children’s Rights*
Elan Shultz, Public Health Deputy
Adam Sieff, Former Board Member, Los Angeles County Young Democrats (LACYD)*
Marcia Silverman, CEO (ret.), Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide*
Kimber Smith, Board Member (ret.), South Robertson Neighborhood Council*
Ron Sokoloff, Secretary, South Carthay Neighborhood Association*
Lisa Specht, Board Chair (ret.), Los Angeles Music Center*
Kathy Spillar, Executive Director, Feminist Majority*
Dr. Lois M. Sprague, President of the Board, The Guibord Center*
Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin, Cultural Affairs Commissioner, City of Culver City*
Nancy Rae Stone, Deputy Director, CA Film Commission Tax Credit Program*; Board Member, Westside South of Santa Monica Homeowners Association*
Nancy Sutley, Former Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality*
Martha Swiller, Community Leader
Daniel Tamm, Chair, Board of Directors, Interfaith Solidarity Network*
Craig Taubman, Founder, Pico Union Project*
Daniel Tellalian, Carthay Circle Resident
Marsha Temple, Executive Director, Integrated Recovery Network*
Terri Tippit, Chair, Westside Neighborhood Council*; President, West of Westwood HOA*
Thao Tran, Public Safety & Well-Being Chair & Zone 7 Representative, Mid City West NC*
Amy Turk, Community Leader
Cathy Unger, Past Chair and Board Member, Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project*
Paul Vandeventer, Co-Founder, Former President, and CEO, Community Partners*
Teresa Villegas, Commissioner, LA Department of Public Works*
Liat Vorobiev, Parent Leader, Warner Wave, Warner Avenue Elementary School*
Belinda Walker, Founding Board Member, Women’s Foundation of California*
Hope Warschaw, Commissioner (ret.), LA County Arts Commission*
Allie Weinstein, Board Member, IKAR*
Renee Weitzer, Community Leader
Bruce Wessel, Board Member, Bet Tzedek Legal Services*
Claire West Orr, Founder, Path Ventures*
Mary Williams, Board Member, Westside NC*; VP, Century Glen HOA Board of Directors*; Founding Member, West LA Homeless*
Brooke Wirtschafter, Director of Community Organizing, IKAR*
Jimmie Woods Gray, Chair (ret.) and AD 54 Representative, LA County Democratic Party*
Bob Wyman, Co-founder, Earthshot*
Abigail Yasgur
Rabbi Barbara Zacky, Advisory Board Member, IKAR*; Founder’s Circle, The Williams Institute, UCLA Law*; Board Member, Equality California*
Denny Zane, Move LA Policy Director*
Rosaline Zukerman, Family Law Attorney, The Law Offices of Rosaline L. Zukerman*

*Titles for identification purposes only

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