Lila Garrett

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Lila Garrett


Lila Garrett is a longtime activist, and award-winning screenwriter. She hosts “Connectthe Dots” on Pacifica’s KPFK in Los Angeles. She was Southern California Chair of the 2004 Kucinich campaign, and past president of Southern California Americans for Democratic Action. She has served on the boards of the ACLU, the Venice Family Clinic and the Writers Guild of America. She founded Americans against War in Iraq, and is a founding boardmember of the California Clean Money Campaign.

As TV-screenwriter, producer and director, she has won two Emmys and the Writers Guild Award.

Progressive Caucus

In 2000 Dennis Kucinich took his plan for single payer to the Democratic Platform Committee with a group of people from California including Gloria Allred, Tom Hayden, Lila Garrett. They were called the Progressive Caucus.

The plan was rejected.[1]

"WAKE UP DEMOCRATS! Take Back the Country"

"WAKE UP DEMOCRATS! Take Back the Country" Conference, with Rob Reiner, Robert Reich, Robert Rosendahl, Rep. Hilda Solis, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Ed Begley, Jr., Robert Borosage, Vincent Bugliosi, Warren Beatty, Susan Lerner, Rep. Maxine Waters, Roy Ulrich, Medea Benjamin, S. David Freeman, Peter Navarro, Hon. Jackie Goldberg, Harold Meyerson, Hon. Antonio Villaraigosa, Amy Wakeland, Bob Erlenbush, Hon. Eric Garcetti, Tom Hayden, Aqella Sherrills, Parke Skelton, & Lila Garrett. Sponsored by SCADA. L.A., CA, 6/24/01.[2]

Progressive Democrats of America

Lila Garrett serves on the Advisory Board of Progressive Democrats of America.[3]

Endorsed Marcy Winograd

In 2006 Lila Garrett host of KPFK's Connect the Dots was a National and State endorser of Marcy Winograd of the Los Angeles Progressive Democrats of America in her unsuccessful primary bid for the Democratic Party nomination 26th Congressional District in California[4]

JStreet advisory council

In 2009 listed members of the JStreet advisory council included Lila Garrett, Emmy-Award Winning Writer and Director and Host, public radio's Connect the Dots [5]

California Grayson return to Congress supporters

Saturday, 12 November, 2011, a fundraiser was held for Alan Grayson, at 939 San Vicente Boulevard, Santa Monica.

Advertised attendees were Congressman Alan Grayson & AFL –CIO President Richard Trumka, Ed Asner, Michelle Phillips, John Heard, Elliot Gould, Ed Begley, Jr., Mike Farrell, Joan Smith and Kurtwood Smith, Jon Bauman, Eric Roberts, Earl Katz, Mimi Kennedy, Frances Fisher, Peter Coyote, Sara Nichols. Producers Norman Lear, Jeff Wald and Jordan Sommers, Stephen Nemeth , Naren Shankar and Cheri Shankar, Joel Diamond, Michael Butler, Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl, Lili Haydn, Vivek Maddela, Lila Garrett, Nina Merson, Jodie Evans, Teray Stephens, and educator Paul Cummins.[6]

Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains, 10th Anniversary

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Attendees;

Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains Tim Carpenter Courage Award Recipients

MC - Huffington Post's Lance Simmens

PDSSM endorsed candidates - Lou Vince, Nanette Barragan

Special guests - Ted Lieu, Ben Allen, Fran Pavley, Eric Bauman, Alan Minsky, Lila Garrett, Harvey Wasserman, Russell Greene, Ricco Ross, Jerry Manpearl, Richard Bloom, Mimi Kennedy, R.L. Miller, Susie Shannon, Jan Goodman, Nick Donovan, Paul Song, Sandra Fluke, Estee Chandler.

California Grayson Senate campaign supporters

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Aris Anagnos, John Amato, Cindy Asner, Ed Begley, Jr., Tom Coleman, Frances Fisher, Lindsay Gardner, Jan Goodman, Lila Garrett, Howie Klein, Jerry Manpearl, Scott Mayers, Sara Nichols, Rick Overton, Dorothy Reik, Frank Reyes and Eloise Reyes, Paul Song, Ron Stone, Patric Verrone, Marianne Williamson, Roger Wolfson.

(Host Committee in Formation) - In Support Of Congressman Alan Grayson for U.S. Senate 2016.

Sunday August 30, 2015, The Lantern House Venice, CA.

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