The City of Fairfield is pleased to announce that Dawn La Bar has been selected as a 2020 Woman of the Year by Congressman John Garamendi. Each year, the award honors outstanding women from the 3rd Congressional District who have been nominated by their peers for demonstrating a clear commitment to their community through leadership and dedication to public service.
Dawn La Bar is the Homeless Services Manager in the City Manager’s Office, and coordinates the City’s response to homelessness. She has over 30 years experience in social policy and social advocacy work, including neighborhood revitalization initiatives, social and economic equity, and community collaboration. Dawn will be recognized alongside the rest of this year’s group of exceptional women during Congressman Garamendi’s 2020 Virtual Women of the Year Awards Ceremony on October 21, 2020.