2nd Annual State of the Global City: An Address by Mayor Eric Garcetti
Global Los Angeles
March 21, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Read a summary of this address and conversation here, and check out photos of the event on our Flickr page.

A special address by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on how engaging globally brings benefits locally, made possible by the generous support of the RM Liu Foundation.

Presented in partnership with the Los Angeles Mayor's Office, this second annual State of the Global City address features L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's vision for Los Angeles as an international powerhouse and how that benefits Angelenos, as well as his vision for raising Los Angeles' global stature.

Read about and watch Mayor Garcetti's inaugural address to the Pacific Council in 2017, and read the article he wrote for our Newsroom on L.A.'s leadership in the Pacific Century.

Watch the full address and conversation below:


The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles

Mayor Garcetti was sworn in as the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles on July 1, 2013, after being elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the City Council from 2006 to 2012. Read more about his background.


Ms. Karen Richardson, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Karen Richardson formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Public Affairs at the U.S. State Department. From January 2009 to February 2014, she worked at the White House as Associate Director in the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs. Read more.

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