I am honored to serve Council District Four as your Councilmember. From Sherman Oaks to Hollywood, Griffith Park to the Miracle Mile, the Fourth Council District is full of vibrant neighborhoods and iconic landmarks, but most importantly, residents that care about their community and its future.
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DAVID E. RYU
Los Angeles -- Today, Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu introduced a motion to amend the City’s governing documents to centralize the identification, approval and development of homeless housing and resources within the Office of the Mayor. The motion, which requests a report back on ordinances and potential ballot measure language needed to effectuate the changes, also calls for the creation of a Homelessness Response Division to expedite all new homeless projects.Read more...
PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember David Ryu Expresses Disappointment in Watered-Down Campaign Finance Reform Measure
Los Angeles - Today, the Rules Committee of the Los Angeles City Council advanced part, but not all, of a campaign finance reform package led by Councilmember David Ryu. The developer dollar ban, championed by Councilmember Ryu since he was a candidate for City Council in 2015, was unanimously approved by the Committee. It would, for the very first time, ban developers with business before the City from making donations to an elected official or candidate for office in the City of Los Angeles.Read more...
Los Angeles - City Council unanimously approved giving every incoming first grader in LAUSD a savings account dedicated for higher education today. The Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program, dubbed “Opportunity LA,” has been pioneered by Councilmember David Ryu, in partnership with County Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda L. Solis, and LAUSD Boardmembers Nick Melvoin and Monica Garcia. Modeled after existing CSA programs in San Francisco, Boston, St. Louis, and other cities and states, Opportunity LA will be the nation’s largest, establishing dedicated savings accounts with $50 seed deposits for every student enrolled in an LAUSD public or affiliated charter school.Read more...