Rossi lays out four-point plan addressing disproportionate number of incarcerated Blacks and Latinos
LOS ANGELES – Rachel Rossi, the first public defender to run for Los Angeles County District Attorney, today released a digital ad touting her solutions for fixing the racial disparities in Los Angeles County jails. The spot features Rossi explaining her four-point plan for what her priorities would be as District Attorney for addressing the disproportionate number of Blacks and Latinos inside the largest jail system in the country. The 60-second spot can be seen here.
Rachel Rossi is the first former public defender to run for Los Angeles County District Attorney. She’s served as a Los Angeles County Public Defender, Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender and a Federal Public Defender. Rachel also worked on criminal justice policy in Washington, D.C. on the House and Senate sides, to reform criminal justice systems nationally and in California. As Counsel to Senator Richard J. Durbin, the Democratic Whip, on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and as Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee.