Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson To Deliver State of the City Address Feb. 24

Published: 2/16/2022



Feb. 16, 2022



Phil Pitchford

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Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson To Deliver State of the City Address Feb. 24

Mayor to discuss how Riverside is “Building Tomorrow Today”

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson will encourage Riverside residents and businesses to join together in “Building Tomorrow Today” during the State of the City address on Feb. 24.

The annual event, produced by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce in partnership with the City of Riverside, originally scheduled to be in-person, will be conducted virtually this year.

The address combines a review of the prior year’s accomplishments with an outline of major issues facing the city in the coming year. More information can be found at https://www.riversideca.gov/SOTC

“We are building that tomorrow today, and I am eager to share that vision with Riverside.” Mayor Lock Dawson said.

The event will start at 5:30 p.m. and can be viewed at WatchRiverside.com, on Facebook, and on the following cable networks: Spectrum (Channel 3), Frontier (Channel 21) and AT&T (Channel 99).

Mayor Lock Dawson will announce the honoree of the Dr. Carlos E. Cortés Award for Championing Diversity and Inclusivity, named for the Professor Emeritus of History at UC Riverside who has been a lifetime advocate of the importance of diversity and the need for inclusivity. The award recognizes actions taken toward furthering the City of Riverside’s pledge to build a more inclusive community.

The Chamber will announce winners of the Beautification Awards from Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful.