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Lindsey Horvath

About Lindsey Horvath

Lindsey has held a variety of leadership positions. While serving on the West Hollywood City Council, Lindsey focused on creating an age-friendly community and hosted a regional symposium entitled “Pathways to Positive Aging.” She also led the City to become the first in the nation to impose financial sanctions on Arizona for their discriminatory SB1070 law; created the first-ever West Hollywood Community Response Team to Domestic Violence; initiated the West Hollywood Bicycle Task Force; collaborated with community leaders and organizations in successfully advocating for the full funding of the backlog of untested rape kit evidence in Los Angeles; and hosted the City’s inaugural Harvey Milk Day celebration. Lindsey has since served on the Los Angeles Unified School District Redistricting Commission, and now serves as Chair of the Transportation Commission in West Hollywood. Additionally, she serves as the President of the Hollywood Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and a Regional Coordinator for the V-Day One Billion Rising Campaign, a global effort to engage one billion people to STRIKE DANCE RISE on February 14, 2013 to end violence against women and girls. Lindsey also serves on the Victory Fund Campaign Board as well as Cops for Causes, works as Partner with the Truman National Security Project & Co-Director of their Chapter in Los Angeles, and is a full-time Entertainment Advertising Executive for Cold Open.
Prior to this work, Lindsey has served in leadership for the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, NOH8 Campaign, NWPC-LA Westside, Stonewall Democratic Club, West Hollywood-Beverly Hills Democratic Club, California NOW, Women’s Reproductive Rights Assistance Project, Women Against Gun Violence, Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), and the YWCA. Her work has earned her a Medal of Honor from the Veteran Feminists of America; Community Leader Award from Business & Professional Women of Hollywood, Phenomenal Woman Award from California State University Northridge, Woman Democrat of the Year from Los Angeles County Democratic Party in 2010, and the Young Democrat of the year from Los Angeles County Young Democrats in 2009. In 2013, she was a Finalist for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women Making a Difference Volunteer of the Year Award.

She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Gender Studies. Lindsey led OBR 2013 events in West Hollywood.