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Mayor-Elect Karen Bass Announces Her 100-Day Transition Team

Karen Bass, a Black woman who appears to be in her 50s or 60s, stands behind a clear podium. She is smiling and gesturing with her hands. She wears a red suit with a white shirt, a silver necklace and glasses. Her hair is cut short and she wears red lipstick. Behind her, people holding signs reading "Karen Bass" can be seen.
Karen Bass speaks on stage at the Los Angeles County Democratic Party election night party at the Palladium in Hollywood on Nov. 8.
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Los Angeles Mayor-elect Karen Bass has announced her transition advisory team. The team will advise her through the first 100 days of her administration.

Who is on the team: The co-chairs are labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta; Monica Lozano, president of the College Futures Foundation; Dominic Ng, CEO of East West Bank; businessman and philanthropist Steve Soboroff; and Yvonne Wheeler, president of the L.A. County Federation of Labor.

Additional members of the transition team, which lists over 100 individuals, include former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former California governor Gray Davis, and Fabian Nuñez, retired speaker of the California State Assembly.

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What’s next: Bass will be inaugurated on Dec. 11, and takes office on Dec. 12. She will be sworn in by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris. Bass has said that tackling homelessness will be one of her first priorities, with the goal of housing 15,000 unhoused Angelenos in her first year in office.

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