Curtis Earnest, Chief of Staff

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Curtis Earnest currently serves as Chief of Staff to Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, where he oversees the Councilman’s City Hall and district operations. Curtis also served as Price’s Chief of Staff during his tenure in the California State Assembly and Senate during which time he advised the member on a myriad of issues including his efforts to expand the California Legislative Black Caucus.

A veteran of the public and private sector, Curtis has over 35 years of public policy, management and advocacy experience. He formerly served as Legislative Advocate for the Millennium Government Advocates lobbying firm where he assisted his clients with policy analysis, issues management and California legislative and regulatory advocacy. Curtis has also served as Chief-of-Staff to California State Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas, the late State Senator Bill Greene, (D-Los Angeles). Curtis has advised a number of political campaigns, and he got his political start working on the campaign of his mentor, the late Congressman Mervyn Dymally.

Curtis holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Occidental College. He is a recipient of the Congressional Public Service Award.

 

You can reach him at: curtis.earnest@lacity.org

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