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GWNC “County 101” Event Now Available on Video

If you missed the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council’s “County 101” educational town hall event last week, but would still like to see it, a video recording is now publicly available on Facebook (note:  no Facebook account or login is necessary to view the video).

In general, the event provided an overview of what the Los Angeles County (as opposed to LA City) government does and what it’s responsible for.

The program includes information on:

  • The LA Board of Supervisors (what/who it is and what it does)
  • LA County Departments (e.g. Mental Health, Public Health, etc.)
  • Executive and legislative duties in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles (building codes, waste management, etc.)
  • County-level elected officials (Sheriff, Fire, Emergency Response, etc.)
  • County-provided social services…
    …and more.

The information was presented by…

Fernando Morales, Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s District Director for West/Metro Los Angeles, who spoke about what Los Angeles County government is responsible for, how it’s organized, and how it can work for you…

…and Cristin Mondy, RN, MSN, MPH — LA County Service Planning Area 4’s Area Health Officer — who broke down the County Public Health Department’s work to combat COVID-19, outlined its plans for vaccine distribution, and more.

Resources presented included the:

For the full discussion, and more information, you can watch the full event video here:


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Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN but has lived in LA since 1991 - with deep roots in both the Sycamore Square and West Adams Heights-Sugar Hill neighborhoods. She spent 10 years with the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council, volunteers at Wilshire Crest Elementary School, and has been writing for the Buzz since 2015.

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