Assemblymember Friedman and California Global Biodiversity Working Group Call for Bold California Leadership at UN Convention on Biodiversity COP 15

Los Angeles, CA—On Thursday, December 1st, Assemblymember Laura Friedman and a coalition of environmental advocates known as the California Global Biodiversity Working Group held a press conference at the Los Angeles Zoo to raise public awareness and enhance California’s role as the UN’s first and only official US state observer at the COP 15 Convention on Biological

Assemblymember Laura Friedman is First State Legislator to Sign-on Support of the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project

“Connecting transit riders to jobs is imperative if we are going to reach our GHG reduction goals. Sepulveda Transit Corridor must be built in a way that not only benefits existing transit riders, but also encourages mode shift for the 500,000 people that drive through this corridor every weekday. UCLA is the 3rd largest employer in Los Angeles County.

Assemblymember Friedman Honors Descanso Gardens

On Thursday, Oct. 13 Assemblymember Laura Friedman honored Descanso Gardens as Non-Profit of the Year in Assembly District 43. The organization was presented with a resolution and all staffers – a total of 68 employees – and 22 Descanso Gardens Guild board of trustees members received a certificate of recognition from the Assemblymember.

Assemblymember Laura Friedman Stands with Iranian Women

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Members of the Iranian American community joined by a group of demonstrators flooded the streets of downtown Los Angeles Friday night in support of the people of Iran.

The protests, which have been going on for several days across the country, were triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in a hospital three days after being apprehended by the morality police in Tehran and taken to a "re-education center" for not abiding by the state's hijab rules.