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The Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 7–8:30 p.m.
Virtual A.C.O.N.A. Meeting

Email Elliot Gold for call in details: EMichaelGold@earthlink.net

Topics: 
(Do these look familiar? They are the topics from the cancelled March meeting)
• Leaf Blowers

  Speakers:
   Dan Mabe, Founder/CEO/President, AGZA American Green Zone
   Alliance
   Michael Cacciotti, Board Member, South Coast Air Quality Management
   District (SCAQMD)
• Altadena Library Update & Resources
  Speaker: Nikki Winslow, Library District Director, Altadena Library District
• Cyber Crime and Social Media
  Speaker: Deb Halberstadt

LA County Provides Information on Services to the Immigrant Community, Wednesday 5/27 @2PM

Join Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Pasadena Police Department Chief John Perez on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 2-4 P.M. for a virtual town hall meeting regarding community concerns.

To register for this FREE event, visit https://bit.ly/3bKVcr9. More information is detailed in the flyer below:

LA County Provides Information on Services to the Immigrant Community, Wednesday 5/27, 2:30PM

FOOD SECURITY: ENSURING THAT NO FAMILY GOES TO BED HUNGRY:
With a population of more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is home to the largest population of any county in the nation. Sadly, we are also home to an estimated 2 million people who live with food insecurity, which means that one in five people who live here may not know where their next meal is coming from.

Hunger affects old, young, and entire families alike. While fixed-income seniors, people with disabilities and low-income families are the most visible examples of people who struggle, hunger affects all groups of people regardless of education level, employment status or ethnicity. Worse yet, the coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted lower-income communities, including immigrants and their families who are often reluctant to receive public assistance due to fear that doing so will affect their immigration status. But no one should go to bed hungry, regardless of immigration status.

While the County and its partners are working hard to provide food and wraparound support services to vulnerable residents, we need the help of trusted partners like the media and community stakeholders to inform immigrants about food resources and wraparound services available to them and their families.

Representatives of the media and community organizations that serve immigrants and their families should join this press conference to learn and ask questions about food resources and wraparound services available to seniors, children and families, irrespective of their immigration status.

WHEN: **Wednesday, May 27**
2:30 p.m.
SPEAKERS:
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, Chair Pro Tem, First District, County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors
Antonia Jiménez, Director, Department of Public Social Services
Otto Solorzano, Acting Director, Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services
Rigo Reyes, Executive Director, Office of Immigrant Affairs, Department of Consumer and Business Affairs
Michael Flood, President and CEO, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

WATCH LIVE:
YouTube: youtube.com/CountyofLosAngelesNewsroom
Facebook: facebook.com/HildaSolis
Twitter: twitter.com/HildaSolis
*Members of the public and media can listen in by telephone:
English:    (888) 664-1451 
Spanish:   (888) 664-1453 
Mandarin: (888) 664-1459 
Korean:    (888) 664-1454 

COVID-19 County websites:
Los Angeles County: covid19.lacounty.gov 
Department of Public Health: ph.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus

Media Accessibility for People with Disabilities & others with Access & Functional Needs
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211 L.A. County
Los Angeles County residents, renters, and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may call 211 L.A. County at any time for emergency preparedness information and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 
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