Los Angeles Mayor’s Race: ICM Partners, Politico To Host Candidates’ Forum On Homelessness

agent Karen Buso (D-CA) and Councilor Kevin De Leon Los Angeles mayor will attend candidates’ forum ICM Partners focused Tuesday on what is perhaps the biggest issue in the race: homelessness.

The event, called Solving Homelessness and sponsored by politician And ICM Partners, with opening remarks by Alfre Woodard. It comes just two weeks before the mayoral primary, with the polls showing a tight race between Bass and developer Rick Caruso. A spokeswoman for ICM Partners said Caruso, which has covered the airwaves of Los Angeles with ads focused on the homelessness crisis, was invited, citing scheduling conflicts, but was declined.

one in debate in march, Bass said she would appoint a person who would be in charge of addressing the homelessness crisis, and that person would report to her. She also talked about her plan to house 15,000 people in her first year. De Leon emphasized his record in solving the problem in his district, what he said was the largest “small house” village in the country.

The race has changed in recent weeks, as Councilman Joe Buscano ousted and supported Caruso, and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer dropped out and supported Bass.

Politico’s Jeremy B. White will moderate the program. The event will be streamed from 4 pm onwards Here, ICM Politics was launched in 2017 and has recently hosted events such as the State of Reproductive Rights Conversation featuring New York Attorney General Letitia James. Travis Merriweather recently replaced Hannah Linkenhoeker as head of the political unit.