COUNTY SUPERVISOR “HOLLY MITCHELL” PARTNERS WITH PREDATORY WELLS FARGO BANK, A FAKE NON-PROFIT (COMMUNITY LAND TRUST), AND A CONVICTED FELON WITH AN AWARD OF $2 MILLION TO DELIBERATELY GENTRIFY THE BLACK LEIMERT PARK COMMUNITY.
LOS ANGELES – In the face of united community opposition, Holly Mitchell manipulated the LA County Board of Supervisors to award $2 million to an unregistered/fake land trust organization run by a recently convicted felon (robbing open houses, etc.). Holly Mitchell and Wells Fargo Banks’s “GENTRIFICATION PLAN” is to destroy the heart of Black business commerce in Los Angeles (Leimert Park). Supervisor Holly Mitchell’s July 26, 2022 motion gives public money to go along with $2.5 million funded by Wells Fargo and Genesis LA (A WHITE so-called NON-CORPORATION) to buy the building, demolish it and displace the legacy Black businesses including Esowon Bookstore and The World Stage.
The Wells Fargo Bank and HOLLY MITCHELL’S plan is to immediately:
1: REMOVE/Displace all the BLACK businesses
2: Completely tear down the existing building (raze)
3: Erect a “7-STORY MARKET RATE RESIDENTIAL UNIT COMPLEX” the community cannot afford (GENTRIFICATION).
4: Disrupt this fragile commercial corridor of small Black businesses with luxury residential units
5: Damage and disrupt the cultural nature of Leimert Park in the process.
The Black community is currently mobilizing (with boycott campaigns, etc.) against Holly Mitchell and Wells Fargo’s gentrification plans to eliminate Black businesses/people from the area.
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Source: Press Release
Several homeowners associations across the 2nd Supervisorial District continue to voice their displeasure with the representation being provided under Holly J. Mitchell since taking the post after Mark Ridley-Thomas was termed out. Many believe she is “in over her head” and isn’t capable of doing the job which serves over 2 million residents. East Gardena residents are upset with the persistent issues related to homelessness and the residents up in View Park/Windsor Hills/Baldwin Hills, who at one time threatened to incorporate out of the county’s control, have told the LA Times that they have had issues with the areas leadership for what they call “decades”. Going so far to imply that their wealth doesn’t move the needle and are concerned with what’s happening in the rest of South LA.
“If a neighborhood that is financially blessed as we are can’t get the resources to protect our streets, I can’t imagine how other people in South L.A. are feeling and how they can be protected,” said Leon Blum, a View Park-Windsor Hills resident.
That decade of decline would include Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, MRT and Mitchell. It leaves many scratching their heads in bewilderment that they’re working against their OWN interests to maintain Black representation on various elected boards with the leaders only caring about their OWN bottom line.