L.A. City Council Candidates to Focus on Alcohol Issues

Feb 23, 2013, 19:58 ET from Alcohol Justice

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Social Justice Committee Hosts District 1 Forum

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Alcohol Justice, the Social Justice Committee of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Lincoln Heights has agreed to host a Candidates Forum at the at the request of several candidates for Los Angeles Council District #1.  For years the working class community of Lincoln Heights has been the center of several issues that have begun to be felt in other parts of the City.  City support for additional alcohol sales near sensitive use areas and alcohol advertising on public property are among the top concerns to be addressed.

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  Los Angeles Council District #1 Candidates Forum




  Monday February 25, 2013, 7:00 to 8:30 PM




  Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Auditorium


  2210 Sichel St. Los Angeles, CA  90031




  CD-1 Candidates:


  -  Jose Gardea


  -  Gil Cedillo


  -  Jesse Rosas


  -  William Rodriguez-Morrison




Lincoln Heights is at the center of important issues facing diverse communities in Los Angeles:


  -  Additional requests for alcohol sales and advertising


  -  Gangs and Violence


  -  Business and Employment Opportunities


  -  Parking, open space and youth activities


  -  Housing


  -  Gentrification



Contacts: Jorge Castillo, Advocacy Director, Alcohol Justice 213 840-3336

Hugo L. Pacheco 323 528-7605

Robert Vega 323 574-1063




SOURCE Alcohol Justice