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Emanuel Pleitez: From East L.A. to City Hall?


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/la_mayors_race/article/emanuel_pleitez_from_east_l.a._to_city_hall

Before delivering an extended policy speech on Feb. 5 at Los Angeles Trade Tech College, Emanuel Pleitez walked around a carpentry classroom meeting students. Pleitez (pronounced play-TEZ), 30, is the youngest and least-known of the leading candidates running for Los Angeles mayor; he is also a former management consultant and analyst at Goldman Sachs, but as he chatted with students about where they were from, he offered up anecdotes about his own childhood, growing up poor in South and East Los Angeles.

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