Westside Urban Forum Breakfast Talk: Mayor Bass’ State of the City

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Westside Urban Forum Breakfast Talk: Mayor Bass’ State of the City

April 27, 2023 @ 7:45 am - 9:30 am

Digging into Mayor Bass’ State of the City Address – Goals, Challenges and Accomplishments

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Helms Design Center
8745 Washington Boulevard, Culver City

7:45 am – 9:30 am PST

Panel from 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Doors open at 7:45 for registration, breakfast and networking.

RSVP Required!

The City of Los Angeles is emerging from a global pandemic into a ‘recovery’ period, and many Angelenos have high hopes following the election of Mayor Karen Bass, whose tenure has also been accompanied by the dramatic recomposition of the City Council. But cautious optimism is tempered by an unstable economic environment, a crisis in housing and services for housing insecure Angelenos, aging transportation and utility infrastructure, and widespread staff vacancies. How can the region’s largest city meet these challenges and ensure an equitable economic recovery?

The State of the City mayoral address will occur in mid-April, closely followed by the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Please join us to hear from invited experts on the issues facing the City of Los Angeles in 2023, and what initiatives could – or should – be in play to build an inclusive, sustainable, and economically sound future for all Angelenos.

Alan Greenlee, Executive Director, Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing
Michelle Banks-Ordone, Senior Manager, Transit-Oriented Communities, LA Metro
Adam J. Fowler, Founding Partner, CVL Economics

To be Announced

Registration Fees
$50 Members
$65 Non-Members
$10 Student Members & Retired Members
$15 Student Non-Members & Retired Non-Members

Pre-registration closes on Wednesday, April 26th, at 4:00 PM. After Wednesday, April 26th, onsite registration will be available at the cost of an additional $10. No refunds or credits will be provided after this day.

Event Time
7:45 am – 9:30 am
7:45 am – Registration & Light Breakfast
8:30 am – Panel Discussion

The Helms Design Center is located at the Helms Bakery campus at 8745 Washington Boulevard in Culver City.

Parking & Transportation
Parking will be available in the adjacent, interior parking garage at 8711 Washington Blvd., Culver City (look for the red banners), or there is ample parking throughout the Helm Bakery complex. Alternately, the Expo Light Rail line is located one block to the east of Helms Bakery.

Click Here for Public Transportation & Parking Information

Covid Update
Please note that while the use of a face mask will not be mandated, we highly encourage all of our attendees to wear a mask at all times while indoors.

Thanks to the generosity of our annual Sponsors, WUF has a small number of free tickets available to members of the community. If you are not able to join as a member or purchase a ticket for this month’s panel presentation, but would like to join us, please write us at info@westsideurbanforum.com to inquire if we have any remaining sponsor provided tickets.



April 27, 2023
7:45 am - 9:30 am
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Helms Design Center
8745 Washington Boulevard
Culver City, CA 90232
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