Sergio Carrillo tells the story of how the blockade of southern ports during the Civil War created the need for the Confederates to build a port in the West and how that effort was thwarted by Phineas Banning.
April 3, 2020
Stories of L.A. Harbor Area: For Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (SOLAHA) oral history project
Vol. II, No. 2 Sergio Carillo, born and raised in Wilmington, California, with 25 years of experience in local government and public advocacy he now heads up his own company Carrillo Strategies, Los Angeles based minority-owned public affairs, governmental relations, media relations, community engagement and political consulting firm. He is active in many service organizations and currently president of the L. A. Harbor Area Cemetery District (Wilmington ) that has many Civil War veterans interred at the site.
Other Stories From Sergio Carrillo
- His heroes emigrate from Mexico — Sergio Carrillo
- Historic Gay Protest in Wilmington — Sergio Carrillo
- Wilmington Builds The World’s Biggest Burrito — Sergio Carrillo
- Club Kid to LA Harbor Boys & Girls Clubs President — Sergio Carrillo
- Wilmington’s Historical Cemetery — Sergio Carrillo
- How Wilmington Saved the Union — Sergio Carrillo