LA County Arts Commissioner and Community Activist Appointed to Represent SLNC Region 5

Newly-elected SLNC Board Member David Valdez

The SLNC Governing Board has appointed Los Angeles County Arts Commissioner and community activist David Valdez to represent SLNC Region 5. LINK TO http://silverlakenc.org/map-boundaries/ Valdez has been a resident of Silver Lake since 2008 and was appointed to the Los Angeles Arts Commission by Supervisor Hilda Solis in 2015.  Born and raised in East Los Angeles, he is a graduate of Yale University and holds a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Valdez has worked for several for profit and non-profit organizations, and devotes his community service to mentoring youth through programs including Jovenes, Inc, a community-based organization that provides transitional housing and workforce development for at-risk youth, ages 18-24.  LEARN MORE