Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas will be speaking on Legislative issues at the May 13th General Meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club. The meeting starts at 7pm, is free and open to the public at the Rotunda Room of Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Ave. Refreshments will be served at 6:45.
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was elected in December 2013 to represent California’s 54th Assembly District. Ridley-Thomas
previously served as public policy director for State Senator Curren Price. In this capacity, he advised the senator on economic development, transportation, housing, public safety, and local government issues. RidleyThomas also worked as a staff member in the district office, where he was responsible for a caseload of 900,000 residents in Greater Los Angeles.
The Assemblymember has also served as legislative consultant to the Senate Select Committee on Procurement, where he worked to ensure small business owners in underserved communities received their fair share of state contracts, and as the political director for the nine-member California Legislative Black Caucus.
Ridley-Thomas received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Morehouse College, where he held several leadership positions. A graduate of the CSU Sacramento Capitol Fellows Program, he trained in mediation and conflict resolution at UC Davis Extension and CSU Dominguez Hills. Ridley-Thomas lives in Los Angeles.
The Culver City Democratic Club has been active in local, state and national politics since 1953. The Culver City Democratic Club has been a vital force in electing candidates to local office, as well as to state and national positions. For more information Culver City Democratic Club is on the web at www.culvercitydemocraticclub.org and can be reached by phone 310 398 5328, email: [email protected] and postcard: PO Box 4254, Culver City CA 90230.
– Stephen Murray