Summer Lunch Program: Free Meals in Public Parks Kick off Next Week

The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks will launch the FREE summer lunch program on June 11. The healthy lunch program is open to children ages one to 18, helps families save money and encourages use of public parks through Aug. 10.

No application or proof of income is needed. Families can just bring their children to one of the participating City of Los Angeles parks in Council District 9 below. Food is served on a first come-first served basis.

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Hundreds Attend 3rd Annual Mujeres Empowered for Success Latina Conference

About 600 guests attended on June 2 the 3rd Annual Mujeres Empowered for Success Latina Conference in Council District 9. 

The community event promotes the development, progress and success of Latinas in South Los Angeles. Over the course of the day, attendees were treated to motivational speakers, insightful discussions, live entertainment, a job and resource fair. 

"I hope the women who joined us found the conference to be enriching on a professional and personal level," said Councilman Curren Price, who hosted the event at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College. "My wish is that the ladies who did attend continue to learn, grow and go on to achieve their goals!"

For more information on future events in CD 9, call the District Field Office at (323) 846-2651.

To see all the pictures from this year's event, click here

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Don't Forget to Submit Your SHero Nomination by May 31

The nomination period is open through May 31 for the annual Tribute to SHeroes Awards. Each year, Councilman Curren Price selects 25 extraordinary women in the 9th District who are doing great things for the community.  

A “SHero” is a woman who has demonstrated leadership, pride, volunteerism and commitment to her community. To be eligible for this distinction, nominees must live and/or have ties to the Ninth District. 

Honorees will be announced in June and honored at an awards luncheon on August 19, 2018. Submit nominations by clicking here.

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