On behalf of L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin and in celebration of Pride Month 2021, we are excited to personally invite you to our next “Controller Conversation” entitled “Opportunities for Empowerment: Creating LGBTQ+ Inclusive Workplaces” next week on Thursday, June 24, from 5-6 p.m.

We are proud to host this FREE panel discussion and elevate civic, business, and nonprofit leaders as they discuss how their sectors work to empower LGBTQ+ employees and eliminate barriers to advancement, while also recognizing the important work that remains to be done.

This panel discussion will be moderated by City Controller Ron Galperin, the first out-and-proud citywide elected official in L.A.’s history, and will feature appearances by:

  • Michaela Mendelsohn, CEO Pollo West Corp & Founder of Trans Can Work

  • Marquita Thomas, Executive Director, Los Angeles LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce

  • Eden Anaï Luna, Program Manager, Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP) @ LA LGBT Center’s

  • Lisa Middleton, Councilmember & Mayor Pro Tem of Palm Springs

These amazing leaders will dig into the issues of equitable hiring practices, gender-inclusive workplaces, and defined career paths for LGBTQ+ individuals

REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/ctrconvo4

We hope you will join us for this fun and informative event (flyer attached).


Christina Ibarra Community Engagement Assistant 213-978-7504 christina.ibarra@lacity.org lacontroller.org