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March 29, 2019: MEDIA ADVISORY: LA, San Joaquin County District Attorneys to Announce Cutting-Edge Partnership with Code for America Regarding Marijuana-Related Convictions

Greg Risling, Assistant Chief
(213) 257-2000

LOS ANGELES – On Monday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m., District Attorneys Jackie Lacey of Los Angeles County and Tori Verber Salazar of San Joaquin County will join Jennifer Pahlka, Executive Director and Founder of Code for America, to announce a cutting-edge partnership regarding marijuana-related convictions.

At the event, they will be joined by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and San Joaquin County Public Defender Miriam Lyell.

WHEN: Monday, April 1, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. PST

WHERE: Los Angeles Hall of Justice – Media Room 211 W. Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90012


  • Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County District Attorney
  • Tori Verber Salazar, San Joaquin County District Attorney
  • Jennifer Pahlka, Code for America Founder and Executive Director
  • LA County Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas
  • San Joaquin County Public Defender Miriam Lyell