03/12/2015 06:42 pm ET Updated Mar 12, 2015

L.A. Mayor, Homeless Advocates Have 'Productive, Inspirational' Meeting After Cop Killing


Ten days after Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a homeless man on skid row, Mayor Eric Garcetti and his staff met with local activists to discuss ways to better help the city's homeless population.

The meeting focused on suggestions compiled by a coalition of activists, said Najee Ali, who asked for the meeting with the mayor. The recommendations included improving the coordination between city and county agencies, reallocating financial resources and increasing outreach services to better engage homeless residents.

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