Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Councilwoman Nury Martinez has dedicated her life to improving the Sixth District and all of the Valley for the residents that enrich it. Martinez was elected in a special election on July 23, 2013 to succeed Tony Cardenas, who vacated his seat to become U.S. House Representative for California's 29th congressional district. Martinez was the only woman serving on the city council for nearly four years, and was the first Latina member in a quarter centur
Yes, She Can: Exploring the Gender Gap in Politics
On September 21, we explore the current landscape of politics for women and what has to change, now more than ever, for our government to truly represent its constituents.