Damien Goodmon

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Damien Goodman

Damien Goodmon is the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Crenshaw Subway Coalition (“CSC”). CSC and it’s successor organization the Citizens’ Campaign to Fix the Expo Rail Line seeks to empower stakeholder groups in the area of Crenshaw-Leimert Park-Hyde Park and highlight the issues of equitable and community-centered transportation planning in the pursuit of racial and economic justice for South Los Angeles. As a result of the organization’s efforts, over $1.5 billion additional dollars have been invested in the mass transit infrastructure of Southwest Los Angeles, including the Leimert Park Village and Farmdale stations and the Crenshaw-LAX light rail line.

For his many local and national pursuits for social change, Mr. Goodmon has been profiled in local and national media outlets, including CNN, NBC and the Los Angeles Times. He has authored opinion editorials for the L.A. Daily News, L.A. Business Journal, KCET, Los Angeles Wave, Our Weekly, Los Angeles Sentinel, PACE News, LA Watts Times, and Inglewood Today.

WEBSITE: CrenshawSubway.org

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