Supporters

The following is a partial list of individuals and organizations who have expressed support for building the Crenshaw-LAX Line in a subway along the entire length of Crenshaw Blvd, with an additional subway station at Leimert Park Village. If you or your organization are supporters as well please fill out the endorsement form: 

Elected Officials

  • Congresswoman Karen Bass
  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters
  • Congresswoman Laura Richardson (former)
  • State Senator Holly Mitchell
  • State Assemblymember Mike Davis, Chair of Select Committee on Rail Transportation (former)
  • State Assemblymember Steve Bradford, Chair of Utilities & Commerce Committee
  • State Assemblymember-elect Sebastian Ridley-Thomas
  • Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti
  • Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel (former)
  • Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Robert Farrell (former)
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Bernard Parks
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Jan Perry (former)
  • Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price
  • Culver City Mayor Christopher Armenta (former)
  • Inglewood Mayor James Butts
  • Inglewood Mayor Danny Tabor (former)
  • LAUSD Board Member Marguerite LaMotte

Organizations & Labor

  • African-American Cultural Center
  • Black Clergy, Community & Labor Alliance
  • Congress of Racial Equality-California
  • Council of Black Political Organizations
  • Los Angeles NAACP
  • Los Angeles Neighbors United
  • Los Angeles Urban League
  • National Action Network-Los Angeles
  • New Frontier Democratic Club
  • The Organization Us
  • People’s Reparations Now
  • Southern Christian Leadership Council Los Angeles
  • SEIU
  • Tenth District Women’s Steering Committee

Neighborhood Councils

  • Empowerment Congress North Area Neighborhood Development Council
  • Empowerment Congress West Area Neighborhood Development Council
  • Park Mesa Heights Community Council
  • West Adams Neighborhood Council

Resident & Community Based Groups

  • 4th Avenue Block Club (Leimert Park)
  • Baldwin Neighborhood Homeowners Association
  • Baldwin Village Gardens Homes Association
  • Crenshaw Neighbors
  • Cherrywood/Leimert Park Block Club
  • Hyde Park Organizational Partnership for Empowerment

Business Groups

  • Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce
  • Leimert Park Village Business Improvement District
  • Leimert Park Village Merchants Association
  • Leimert Park Village Tourism Association
  • West Angeles Community Development Corporation

Clergy

  • Bishop Charles Blake, West Angeles Church of God In Christ

Individuals

  • Danny Bakewell
  • Cary Brazeman, Candidate for L.A. City Controller
  • Willis Edwards, NAACP National Board Member
  • Forescee Hogan-Rowles
  • Dr. Anthony Samad
  • Tavis Smiley
  • Dr. Cornel West