Los Angeles – The CHIRLA Action Fund would like to announce its endorsement of Marqueece Harris-Dawson for Los Angeles City Council District 8. Elections for City Council will take place on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
As a champion for education, equity, safety and immigrant rights, Marqueece represents a new generation of leaders in South Los Angeles. At the core of his experience is a belief in social justice for all the communities that reside in the 8th Council District.
Marqueece has been recognized with numerous community commendations, recognitions and awards including the coveted Do Something “BRICK” Award, The Wellness Foundation Sabbatical Award, the NAACP Man of Valor Award, Durfee Foundation’s Stanton Fellowship and Liberty Hill Foundation’s Upton Sinclair Award.