Former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O‭’‬Neill Endorses‭ Lillian Kawasaki for Long Beach City Council

10:03am | Former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O‭’‬Neill announced today her endorsement of Lillian Kawasaki to represent Long Beach City Council‭‘‬s‭ ‬8th District.‭  ‬She joins a broad coalition of community leaders,‭ ‬business leaders,‭ ‬and elected officials in supporting Lillian‭’‬s campaign.‭  ‬Mayor O‭’‬Neill cites Lillian‭’‬s long-time devotion to the Long Beach community,‭ ‬and Lillian‭’‬s depth of leadership experience,‭ ‬as the qualities Lillian brings that represent the best choice for Long Beach.

Mayor O'Neill recalls that when she‭ ‬“appointed Lillian to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners,‭ ‬there was no doubt that Lillian had the skills,‭ ‬background,‭ ‬and dedication to fulfill the demands of the job.‭  ‬The same is true today.‭"

Previously,‭ ‬Lillian Kawasaki has served as the General Manager of the Los Angeles Community Development Department,‭ ‬where she oversaw job training and‭ ‬business development programs‭ ‬dedicated to economic and community revitalization.‭  ‬Lillian also served as the head of the Port of Los Angeles‭’‬s Environmental Management Division,‭ ‬proactively greening port growth and development.

‭"‬I am very honored‭ ‬to have Mayor‭ ‬O‭’‬Neill‭’‬s endorsement.‭ ‬She ‬served as a three term Mayor‭ ‬and‭ ‬continues her‭ ‬dedicated‭ ‬service to‭ ‬the Long‭ ‬Beach‭ ‬community.‭ ‬Like‭ ‬Mayor O‭’‬Neill,‭ ‬I‭ ‬look‭ ‬forward‭ ‬to‭ ‬bringing the varied‭ ‬constituencies‭ ‬together to build a stronger‭ ‬and‭ ‬more vibrant‭ ‬city,”‬ ‬said‭ ‬Lillian.‭ 



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