Los Angeles City Council Votes to Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Paid Holiday

Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.
It will be a paid holiday.

ABC7 reported:

The Los Angeles City Council voted on Wednesday to replace the Columbus Day holiday with Indigenous Peoples Day.

Councilmembers voted 14-1 to make the second Monday in October a day to commemorate indigenous, aboriginal and native people. It will be a paid holiday for city employees.

The proposal had already been approved by a council committee.

The council voted 14 to 1 to change the paid holiday.



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