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Preceded by  Rita Walters
Name  Jan Perry
Succeeded by  Curren Price, Jr.
Role  American Politician
Political party  Democratic
Party  Democratic Party
Religion  Judaism

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Alma mater  University of Southern California
Education  University of Southern California
Residence  Los Angeles, California, United States

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Jan C. Perry is an American municipal politician.


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She was a member of the 9th district of the Los Angeles City Council from 2001 to 2013 and was President Pro Tempore of the Los Angeles City Council. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She was a candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2013.

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Perry was elected to office in 2001 to succeed Councilwoman Rita Walters, for whom she had served as Chief of Staff. Perry was re-elected in 2005 and 2009, and left office in 2013.

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Perry helped enact restrictions on fast food restaurants in her district. As part of a larger campaign to combat high obesity rates, she has also funded public parks to promote outdoor activity and supported incentives to encourage more grocery stores to open within her district.

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Jan Perry is currently the General Manager, Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWDD). Initially appointed as Interim General Manager of the Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWDD) in July, 2013 by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. She was named General Manager in November, 2013.

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A 9-acre underutilized bus maintenance yard was developed into a South Los Angeles storm water wetlands and community park.

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The Los Angeles City Council voted to rename the park "The Jan Perry Wetlands" for her work with the project.

The project includes storm water pre-treatment, storm water treatment wetlands of approximately 4 acres, open park space, and a parking lot sloped to drain into the wetlands. The project also provides for wildlife viewing, and educational opportunities. The project was completed in December, 2011.

The project is funded by Los Angeles Proposition "O", 2004 Bond Measure, State and local grant money and funds from the EPA and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority were also used.

Early life

Perry is a convert to Judaism. She converted in the 1980s.


Jan Perry Wikipedia