River LA Executive Director honored at 2017 Impact-Maker to Watch Awards

We are thrilled to share that Omar Brownson, River LA Executive Director, was honored last night with a 2017 Impact-Maker to Watch award by The City Impact Lab at LA City Hall.

200 city & civic leaders from across Los Angeles gathered to celebrate and honor 28 Angelenos who doing notable work in 2017 for the annual Impact-Makers to Watch event, presented by City Impact Lab, in partnership with Project Restore. This annual distinction is for those who are doing foundational work to make a positive impact in Los Angeles. Honorees are designated by LA leaders, including members of the LA City Council and Board of Supervisors and will be supported and promoted through various City Impact Lab programs throughout the year.


Pictured Eli Kaufman, River LA Creative Director, accepting the award on behalf of Omar Brownson.


For more information on the award and The City Impact Lab, click here.



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