City of Los Angeles and HACLA to be recognized in All-America City Award Presentation

Who: Doug Linkhart, President, National Civic League

Doug Guthrie, President & CEO, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)

Councilmember Curren Price, Council District 9, Los Angeles City Council

LAUSD Board District 7

Josh Myles, Senior Director, Starry Internet

Patricia Hernandez, Resident Advisory Committee President, Avalon Gardens

What: The All-America City Award (AAC) is a national prestigious award given to 10 cities annually by the National Civic League to recognize communities that have successfully leveraged civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness, and innovation to address local challenges.

The City of Los Angeles and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is being recognized for its involvement in the national Campaign for Grade Level Reading-A thirteen (13) year collaborative partnership between HACLA, the Mayor’s Office, Los Angeles Unified School District, the Los Angeles Public Library and our partners-to address learning loss and ensure families receive access to supplemental educational supports to pass the third grade reading exam.

When: Thursday, February 16, 2023

10:30am – 11:30am

Where: Avalon Gardens

701 E. 88th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90002


The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) was established in 1938 by City of Los Angeles Resolution No. 1241. HACLA is one of the nation’s largest and leading public housing authorities, providing the largest supply of quality affordable housing to residents of the City of Los Angeles. HACLA provides affordable housing to over 83,000 households in its Public Housing and Section 8 departments, and offers a range of permanent supportive housing programs for homeless households, including: Project-Based, HUD – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, Homeless, Tenant Based Supportive Housing, Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA), Continuum of Care and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy program. For more information, visit


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