Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez
Growing up in a working-class, immigrant family in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, and raising two children with her husband Raul in the same community she grew up, Monica Rodriguez has devoted her life to delivering results and bringing long-term positive solutions for Valley families, workers, small business owners, and all residents.
The third Latina in the City’s history to serve on the Los Angeles Council and daughter of a Veteran and thirty-three year decorated firefighter – one of the first Latino Firefighters on the LA City Fire Department after adoption of the consent decree – Monica’s work to ensure equal access and opportunities for disenfranchised communities is guided by her first-generation experience and working family roots.
As Councilwoman, Monica has brought new energy, a tenacious work-ethic, and a results-driven approach to the 7th District addressing some of city’s biggest challenges like affordable housing, the homeless crisis, safer neighborhoods, the COVID 19 pandemic and recovery, and advocating for our local small businesses, and fighting to deliver the Valley’s fair share of quality services for all residents.
As our Councimember, Monica Rodriguez brings: