For Immediate Release: 11 February 2016
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Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters endorses Manny Avila for Huntington Park City Council
(Los Angeles County) – The Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV) – which has supported pro-environment local candidates throughout Los Angeles County for more than three decades – today announced its endorsement of Manny Avila for election to Huntington Park City Council in the upcoming March 7th election.
“Manny Avila has long been a leader on environmental and community issues in Huntington Park,” said LALCV Director Michael Kadish, who led the organization’s Endorsement Team for this race. “He has the passion and commitment to help make Huntington Park a cleaner, greener community for everyone from seniors to youth. From his decade of service as a Parks Commissioner, to his many years of environmental justice advocacy, he has the experience to be an important voice on the Huntington Park City Council.”
Manny Avila has a lengthy record of leadership on public health, the environment, and parks. It includes a decade of service on the Huntington Park Parks Commission. Avila will serve Huntington Park by bringing a track record of fighting for environmental justice and making sure to create more open spaces and city parks, as well as green jobs opportunities for youth.
Founded in 1976, the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters (LALCV) is dedicated to electing local leadership throughout Los Angeles County to preserve, protect and enhance the environment. LALCV has helped elect more than 100 pro-environment officials throughout the county. LALCV endorsements are determined by its all-volunteer Board, which is composed of Los Angeles County residents committed to advancing environmental priorities. For more information on LALCV, its endorsements and its additional political activities visit www.LALCV.org – and sign up for occasional email updates. And to get the latest LALCV news, please “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.