Announcing Our 2019 SHeroes

Councilman Curren Price is happy to announce the 2019 “SHeroes." A SHero is a woman who has demonstrated significant leadership, pride and commitment to strengthening our community

These exemplary women, will be recognized at the 12th Annual Tribute to SHeroes on Sunday, Oct. 6th at the Exposition Park Rose Garden.

On behalf of Council District 9, we would like to extend a warm congratulations to…

Pamela Bizzell
Program Manager, Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation (VSEDC)

Shannon Brown
Assistant Principal, Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School

Cynthia Buelna
Pastor, RTLA Church

Julianne Burg
Vice President, North Area Neighborhood Development Council

Monica Cardona
Director of Parent Engagement, LA Promise Fund

Patricia Hernandez
President, Avalon Gardens Resident Advisory Council

Belinda Jackson
Executive Director, EXPO Center

Karen Jessie
1st Lady, Challenge of Faith Church

Estela Lopez
Principal, Dolores Huerta Elementary School

Ghecemy Lopez
USC Staffer, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chelsea McElwee
President, Zapata-King Neighborhood Council

Rosa Miranda
Senior Community Organizer, East LA Community Corporation

Mickiela Montoya
U.S. Veteran, California Army National Guard and Army Reserve

Jaime Rabb
Corresponding Secretary, Voices Neighborhood Council

Hilda Rodriguez-Guzman
Community Leader & Member, SEIU Local 99

For more information on the SHeroes Program, please contact Nora Gutierrez at (323) 846-2651 or via email at



National Car Seat Check Day is Coming to CD9

Attention moms, dads and caretakers: Is your child in the right car seat for his or her age and size? Don't risk it and find out Saturday, Sept. 21 during a special event in partnership with the Office of Councilmember Curren Price. The event is being held at the CD9 District Office located at 4301 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles 90011. Please note that you will need to make an appointment for a car seat inspection.

Do your part to prevent deaths and injuries by using the proper car seat. As part of "National Seat Check Saturday," we'll also have information booths, activities and resources for District 9 families.



Fall Friday Nights for the Whole Family

Attention CD 9 youth and families: Join us beginning Friday, Sept. 20 through Friday, Nov. 8 for Fall Friday Nights at Green Meadows Recreation Center and Ross Snyder Recreation Center.

This initiative offers FREE community programming, food, workshops, resources and other family-friendly activities! Fall Friday Nights seeks to provide a safe, positive environment for youth and families and highlights valuable resources and other opportunities available to Angelenos.


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