MEETING THE MOMENT
A Long Beach community activist, Franklin and local residents began gathering signatures to recall Mayor Robert Garcia after his failed response to police brutality following the murder of George Floyd. Their grass-root effort centers around social media engagement and is fueled by local artists and musicians.
Franklin has appeared in news profile pieces surrounding the recall effort of Long Beach Mayor, Robert Garcia. He has a strong ability to articulate the recent history of Long Beach politics as they relate to current social justice issues such as diversity, equity and inclusion.