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Statement From Councilwoman Martinez on Protecting Funding for SART Centers

On December 11, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued the following statement after the City Council voted to increase the amount of money the City reimburses Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Centers for each completed exam. More

Councilwoman Martinez’s Resolution Against Administration’s "Public Charge" Rule Passes Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

On November 16, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued a statement following the passage of a resolution she authored in opposition to the Trump administration's "public charge" rule. More

Councilwoman Martinez Recognizes Three-Year Anniversary of the LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force

Today, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez, LAPD Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, and LAPD Lieutenant Marc Evans announced the official three-year anniversary of the formation of the Operations-Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force and the staggering results the impact has made in the northeast San Fernando Valley. Since the Councilwoman’s inception of this OVB Task Force in October 2015, a first of its kind in the City of Los Angeles, 1,717 arrests have been made for human trafficking, pimping, pandering, supervise, johns, loitering, lewd conduct, and other miscellaneous acts.                     More

Statement from Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez Against the Administration's Public Charge Rule

As the author of a resolution by the Los Angeles City Council to oppose the administration's proposed rule change, Councilwoman Nury Martinez stated: “The Department of Homeland Security's proposed rule would have a devastating impact on the well-being of children and families in Los Angeles by punishing immigrants for providing food to their families, and who lawfully receive other public services. It will also dissuade immigrants to file legal paperwork, because their permanent residency will be on the line. This is why yesterday I was proud to introduce this resolution.”

MEDIA RELEASE: FALLEN LADOT OFFICER HONORED WITH STREET SIGN DEDICATION

Today, Councilwoman Nury Martinez, Councilmember David Ryu, and LADOT leadership paid tribute to fallen LADOT Officer II Gregory Park and his family with a memorial sign dedication at the northwest intersection of Victory Boulevard and Columbus Avenue.   More

Statement From Councilwoman Martinez on Launch of Fifth LAFD Girls Camp

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) issued the following statement ahead of this weekend’s fifth LAFD Girls Camp: “I am thrilled to announce the launch of the fifth LAFD Girls Camp. Since I was elected in 2013, increasing gender equity in our City’s workforce has been one of my biggest priorities." More

PRESS RELEASE: COUNCILWOMAN NURY MARTINEZ HOSTS “A CONVERSATION WITH CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS”

In recognition of Women’s Equality Day, Councilwoman Martinez and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) discussed issues impacting women of color. More

PRESS RELEASE: LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCILWOMAN NURY MARTINEZ LEADS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/HUMAN TRAFFICKING SHELTER OPERATION (DVHTSO) PROGRAM

The Los Angeles City Council clears the way for pilot program to provide housing for shelter of human trafficking victims. More

TELEMUNDO 52 / ENFOQUE LA: Raising awareness about human trafficking in Los Angeles

During Human Trafficking Awareness Month, I appeared on Telemundo 52's Enfoque Los Angeles with Dunia Elvir to discuss my fight against sexual slavery and human trafficking. I spoke about my efforts to keep predators out of the Valley, including my ongoing work with the LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force. More

ABC7: Year-End Conversation with Council Leadership on "Newsmakers" with Adrienne Alpert

I joined Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. and Councilmember Mitch Englander on "Newsmakers" with Adrienne Alpert to talk about some of the biggest issues affecting our city.  More