Mark Ridley-Thomas

Second District

Mark Ridley-Thomas

Second District

Mark

Ridley-Thomas

Second District

About the Supervisor

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, representing Los Angeles County’s Second District, was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November, 2008, and won reelection in June, 2012. He has been a powerful advocate on a variety of issues, including transportation, job creation and local hiring. In the area of health policy, the Supervisor championed construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. He is widely regarded as a pioneer of neighborhood participation in government decision-making. Prior to his election to the Board, he served in the California State Senate, the Assembly and the Los Angeles City Council. His political career was preceded by a decade of service as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles. The Supervisor graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and earned a baccalaureate degree in Social Relations and a master’s degree in Religious Studies from Immaculate Heart College. He received a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California.

213.974.2222

About the Supervisor

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, representing Los Angeles County’s Second District, was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November, 2008, and won reelection in June, 2012. He has been a powerful advocate on a variety of issues, including transportation, job creation and local hiring. In the area of health policy, the Supervisor championed construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. He is widely regarded as a pioneer of neighborhood participation in government decision-making. Prior to his election to the Board, he served in the California State Senate, the Assembly and the Los Angeles City Council. His political career was preceded by a decade of service as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles. The Supervisor graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and earned a baccalaureate degree in Social Relations and a master’s degree in Religious Studies from Immaculate Heart College. He received a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California.

213.974.2222

About the Supervisor

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, representing Los Angeles County’s Second District, was elected to the Board of Supervisors in November, 2008, and won reelection in June, 2012. He has been a powerful advocate on a variety of issues, including transportation, job creation and local hiring. In the area of health policy, the Supervisor championed construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. He is widely regarded as a pioneer of neighborhood participation in government decision-making. Prior to his election to the Board, he served in the California State Senate, the Assembly and the Los Angeles City Council. His political career was preceded by a decade of service as executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Los Angeles. The Supervisor graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and earned a baccalaureate degree in Social Relations and a master’s degree in Religious Studies from Immaculate Heart College. He received a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California.

213.974.2222