Marqueece Harris-Dawson | KCET
Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, Marqueece Harris-Dawson is a current member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing District 8. Harris-Dawson graduated from Morehouse College and joined Community Coalition in 1995, where he initially worked as a SCYEA organizer and eventually rose in the ranks to succeed US Congresswoman Karen Bass as President and CEO of the organization.
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Lineage and Growth of California’s Intergenerational, Multiracial Youth MovementPost date: 2020-10-21T07:51:52-07:00
The early and ongoing commitments of movement elders helped set the stage for young social movement leaders addressing many of the pressing issues facing our nation today.