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Deputy Secretary Mayorkas To Participate In Los Angeles Engagements

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:00
Location: 
Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N Spring St. Los Angeles, CA

WASHINGTON— On Thursday, September 29, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will be in Los Angeles, where he will honor Antonia Hernández as an “Outstanding American by Choice” and announce a new partnership with the City of Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Hernández, an active civil rights attorney, has demonstrated her commitment to social justice and civic engagement over four decades in Los Angeles County and Southern California. As President and CEO of the California Community Foundation, she leads the foundation in its mission to lead positive systematic change that strengthens Los Angeles communities.

While in Los Angeles, Deputy Secretary Mayorkas will also announce a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign and Los Angeles law enforcement and first responder agencies to raise awareness about human trafficking.

Thursday, September 29

12:00 PM PDT Deputy Secretary Mayorkas will deliver remarks and present Antonia Hernández as an Outstanding American by Choice

Tom Bradley Room
Los Angeles City Hall
200 N Spring St.
Los Angeles
OPEN PRESS*

*Credentialed media planning to attend must RSVP to tananian@calfund.org. On the day of the event, media should arrive no later than 11:30 AM PDT.

1:30 PM PDT Deputy Secretary Mayorkas and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will participate in a media availability to announce a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign and Los Angeles law enforcement and first responder agencies

Mayor’s Press Conference Room
Los Angeles City Hall
200 N Spring St.
Los Angeles
OPEN PRESS*

*Credentialed media planning to attend must RSVP to justine.whelan@hq.dhs.gov. On the day of the event, media should arrive no later than 12:45 PM PDT.

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Last Published Date: September 27, 2016
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