Damien Goodmon of FixExpo, who fought against the Expo Light Rail, is leading a Town Meeting on Sunday for the 8th District.
The Hyde Park homowners group that tried to block the Fresh and Easy and Crenshaw and is planning to sue to stop the grocery store from opening will also be there.
Betty Pleasant of the Wave wrote about the event as well
But candidates are not allowed -
Per Damien's emails, facebook and a web page - 8thDistrictRising.com -
"Equally as important to 8th District stakeholders as who is elected, is what should be expected of them. Said another way: WHAT IS THE AGENDA OF THE PEOPLE OF THE 8TH DISTRICT?"
8TH DISTRICT PEOPLE'S CONVENTION
Sunday, January 30, 2011
1:30 - 4:30 pm
USC Galen Center
3400 S. Figueroa St., L.A., CA 90089
Free entry & free parking (at Lot X
"Bernard Parks, who currently occupies the seat for Los Angeles City Council District 8, is running for re-election on the March 8th ballot, and two challengers have stepped up to attempt to unseat him, Jabari Jumanee, and Forescee Hogan-Rowles, the executive director of a local non-profit."
I think there are a few others running as well.