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Final Vote in Front of LA City Council for the HCM Nominations of the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park

Dear Friends and Members of HPHT,

I’m writing with exciting news that the HCM Nominations of the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park, Mechicano Art Center and el Centro de Arte Publico, are scheduled for this upcoming Tuesday August 24th at 10am for their final hearing and votes in front of the Full LA City Council.

This is a major moment and we are so excited to be able to share this with you after coming together as a community over the past year to make this happen.

We hope that you will be able to attend the meeting remotely on Tuesday to support and give public comment. We are items 19 and 20 on the agenda, which can be found HERE.

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE BROADCAST LIVE ON CABLE TELEVISION CHANNEL 35 AND ON THE INTERNET AT:  HTTPS://CLERK.LACITY.ORG/CALENDAR. LIVE COUNCIL MEETINGS CAN ALSO BE HEARD AT: (213) 621-CITY (METRO), (818) 904-9450 (VALLEY), (310) 471-CITY (WESTSIDE) AND (310) 547-CITY (SAN PEDRO AREA)

Members of the public who wish to offer public comment to the Council should call 1 669 254 5252 and use Meeting ID No. 160 535 8466 and then press #. Press # again when prompted for participant ID. Once admitted into the meeting, press *9 to request to speak.

You can send your public comment directly to the Council Files via LA City Council’s online portal at https://cityclerk.lacity.org/publiccomment/, using council file number 21-0140 Mechicano and 21-0136 for Centro. If you’re short on time, all it needs to say is “I support this nomination.”

We are so thankful for your support and we very much hope to have good news to share with you following the meeting.

Sincerely,
Jamie Tijerina
President, Highland Park Heritage Trust

HPHT