Saturday, March 1st in Leimert Park
Los Angeles, CA – Esteemed educator and school administrator Dr. George McKenna, III, whose turnaround of South Los Angeles' Washington Prep High School led to an award-winning movie starring Denzel Washington, will host the grand opening of his campaign headquarters (rain or shine) on Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be held at 4715 South Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles. For more information, please call (323) 347-4121(323) 347-4121 or visit www.electmckenna.com.
McKenna is currently running to complete the late Marguerite LaMotte's term on the Los Angeles Unified School District board representing District 1.
LAUSD Board District 1 spans from Windsor Hills to the southwest, Cheviot Hills to the northwest, Hancock Park to the north, University Park to the northeast and parts of Gardena to the southeast and has been represented by an African-American since districts were first established in 1979.
At 41 percent, it is the only LAUSD district with a plurality of African-American voters. The special election will be held during the June 3, 2014 state primary ballot, with a runoff if no candidate reaches 50 percent +1 vote scheduled for August 12, 2014.
For more information on the campaign, please visit www.electmckenna.com and follow @ElectMcKennaNow on Twitter.
WHO: Dr. George McKenna, III, candidate for LAUSD Board District 1, students, parents, community members, and elected officials
WHAT: McKenna for School Board Campaign Headquarters Grand Opening
WHEN: Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: 4715 South Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90043