On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in the Tom Bradley room at Los Angeles City Hall, 25 members of the Los Angeles community were honored for their foundational work to make a positive impact in our city.
PLEASE MEET A 2016 IMPACT-MAKER TO WATCH:
...is creative, inspirational and helping to create dynamic, curious engaged leaders to solve the challenges that face us as a society.
— David E. Ryu, LA City Council District 4
Donna is a second generation Angeleno who believes deeply in the potential of her frontier hometown. She has dedicated her life to forms of advocacy and causes, having worked for Mayor Tom Bradley, President Bill Clinton and the Honorable Richard Katz. She has managed the philanthropy/activism of Richard Dreyfuss and Norm Pattiz, and serves as contributing editor to Los Angeles magazine. Founder of the New Leaders Project of the LA Jewish Federation, the Foreign Policy Roundtable and co-founder of LA Works, LA’s premiere volunteer action center, Donna also serves as an appointee to California Volunteers (recently a recipient of the Trailblazer of Service Award) and the LA County Human Relations Commission. She is also the Founder and Chair of Future of Cities: Leading in LA, which held its inaugural public event at LACMA. in October 2015.