Join us for our August Membership Meeting:
A Discussion with Nick Melvoin, District 4 LAUSD Board of Education Member
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
• 6:30pm: Doors open, wine & cheese served
• 7:00-9:00pm: Program
Holy Nativity Episcopal Church
6700 West 83rd Street
Los Angeles, CA, 90045
• Street parking available. Enter from Dunbarton Ave.
About Nick Melvoin
Nick Melvoin is an educator, attorney, and organizer who was recently elected to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education. Nick represents LAUSD Board District 4, which includes the communities of Brentwood, Del Rey, East Hollywood, Encino, Hollywood, Mar Vista, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Playa Del Rey, Playa Vista, Tarzana, Topanga, Westchester, West Hollywood, Westwood, Woodland Hills & Venice. The largest district in the country governed by an elected board, LAUSD is responsible for educating nearly 700,000 kids and controls nearly 13 billion in taxpayer dollars. In addition to his work as a lawyer and organizer for local nonprofits, Nick has also recently served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Loyola Marymount University, where he taught a course on Education Law. Nick’s path was inspired by his time teaching at an LAUSD middle school in Watts as part of Teach For America. His work on a landmark civil rights case led him to law school, where he spent time at the ACLU, the Department of Justice, and the Obama White House. Nick is also the Programming Director for Camp Harmony, a camp for homeless and underserved children in the Los Angeles community. He is a graduate of Harvard College, NYU School of Law (Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar), and Loyola Marymount University's School of Education.