Miguel Sangalang Welcome Luncheon

Friday September 1, 2017

Los Angeles Filipino Association of City Employees (LAFACE) objective is to foster the advancement of Filipinos and other minorities in Los Angeles City, and to promote the economic, social, cultural, and educational advancement of Filipinos in the community. LAFACE put together a “Meet and Greet” event to congratulate and get to know the newly appointed Deputy Mayor of Budget and Innovation, Miguel Sangalang. He is the highest ranking Filipino civil servant in the City of Los Angeles under Mayor Eric Garcetti’s current administration. LAFACE is very proud to celebrate the success of their fellow Filipino civil servant and member of LAFACE. This event was to let fellow Filipinos, non-Filipino members and other guests to know that LAFACE strives to foster the general advancement of Filipinos in City’s service. It gives support and acknowledgement for contributions given to the City. This is also to offer inspiration to everyone, to witness and experience how LAFACE continues to promote and serve as an advocate for its members. The event was also geared to encourage non-members to sign up and support its mission. The honoree was introduced by Mr. Joel Jacinto, a Commissioner from the Board of Public Works, another high-ranking Filipino appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti. LAFACE thanked Council member, Jose Huizar, of Council District 14 for his gracious support which allowed everyone invited to gather and celebrate. “Founded on the premise that diversity and representation are important - especially in places where people are able to make real change happen, representation is not just about having a seat at the big table. Representation is about being able to contribute in various, unique ways, to encourage and foster new perspectives, to engage in different conversation, and to solve problems with innovative solutions. Representation brings on a ripple effect....... Read more on Full Issue!

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