Clean Streets Hero in Wilmington.

Clean Streets Hero, Diana Medel from the Wilmington Neighborhood Council is a great example of the youth making a significant and positive impact in the community.

Born in Mexico City and raised in Wilmington California, Diana Medel is a 20 year old community activist and current board member of the Wilmington Neighborhood Council. Seeking the American Dream, her mother brought Diana to California at the young age of 8 years old. Through opportunities in high school, Diana began to take a leadership role on campus and throughout her community. She began as vice president of her learning academy, president of a Relay for Life team, and got involved with the unique experience of mentoring middle school girls. Diana is a relatively new board member on the Wilmington Neighborhood Council, works at a non-profit called South Bay Center for Community Development, is the I Heart Wilmington outreach coordinator, and gets involved in annual neighborhood clean-ups, information fairs, town halls, and other civic activities. Diana works very closely with Councilman Joe Buscaino and his staff on a regular basis and on a variety of issues and events that make a positive impact in the community. Her passion is to empower community members to make significant changes in their neighborhood. She continues to pursue her education at Los Angeles Harbor College and aspires to obtain her Master’s degree in communications. For more information about the Wilmington Neighborhood Council go to


Call 311 or use the MyLA311 app to report abandoned waste and illegal dumping in the public right of way near you. When making a report, please provide as much detail about the location and debris as possible so the appropriate level of resources can be directed to the site.

To download the MyLA311 app, visit Google Play or Apple App Store.