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Yearly Archives: 2013

Peace and Justice and Love in the New Year!

“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31. The City Project Board and Staff. […]

Tell L.A. Recreation and Parks What You Want — Parks for All

The City of of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department wants to hear your priorities for the future and funding of our parks. Your input is critical to ensure that City parks meet the needs of all communities. “[N]ot all […]

REFORM L.A. COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT LETTER TO ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER / Tom Hayden Robert Garcia

December 10, 2013 The Honorable Eric Holder Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice Washington, D.C. Re:      Reform the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Dear Attorney General Holder: There is a compelling need for the Department […]

Nelson Mandela “Madiba, we drove across town without having to get permission. We live where we can, not where we are told to. All because of you and other heroes. Thank you, Lucien, Joelene, Ava and Luke.”

Countless political leaders around the world have known how to court the popularity of sports. But none of them has had a better feel for it, or a more genuine, yet simple, grasp of the nation-building potential of sports than […]

Urban Leader 2.0 “Understand history . . . . The past is not the past. We are living with this legacy, today.”

Urban Leader 2.0 E-news for equitable development champions “Understand history . . . .  The past is not the past. We are living with this legacy, today.” Robert García, Founding Director & Counsel, The City Project, Institute of Medicine, June 6, […]

Please Support #GivingTuesday at The City Project

It’s time for #GivingTuesday, a national movement that encourages people around the country to give back. Your mailboxes are filled with pitches to give, so we’ll keep ours simple. The City Project helps people in need through physical education and schools […]

Schools of Hope $27 Billion School Construction and Modernization Los Angeles Unified School District

“Schools of Hope” provides a look at the school construction program that has helped change education and the community in Los Angeles. The 30 minute documentary is available online at http://vimeo.com/80417344. The school district has raised $27 billion to build […]

KCET Slideshow Local Heroes Awards Video Online The City Project

KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, airs online -and on November 30 and December – its 16th annual Local Heroes Awards Cultural Diversity Celebration. The KCETLink Union Bank awards celebrate the extraordinary contributions of 12 outstanding community leaders, […]

One More Cool High Line Image by The City Project’s Nic Garcia on New York Taxi Finder

Click here to see the High Line images by The City Project’s Nic Garcia on New York Taxi Finder. […]

KCET Local Heroes Awards Cultural Diversity Celebration Airs Online and Nov 30, Dec 1 The City Project

KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, airs online -and on November 30 and December – its 16th annual Local Heroes Awards Cultural Diversity Celebration. The KCETLink Union Bank awards celebrate the extraordinary contributions of 12 outstanding community leaders, […]