Eric Garcetti and Ava DuVernay launch diversity initiative for entertainment industry

Eric Garcetti and Ava DuVernay launch diversity initiative for entertainment industry

Garcetti said the new program will look for candidates from neighborhoods that aren’t normally associated with the glamour of Hollywood — including Watts, Boyle Heights and Pacoima. The mayor noted that while his Hire L.A.’s Youth program found jobs for 15,000 young people from underserved communities last year, only 13 of them were in the entertainment industry.

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