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African American people moved to Baldwin Hills after SCOTUS upheld equal housing right. CAAM Series Beginnings, Displacement, Planning.

Los Angeles’s View Park in the Baldwin Hills is one of the largest historically African American communities in the United States. The first CAAM program focuses on the beginnings of the community between the 1920s and 1950s, and looks at […]

Fair Housing Act April 11, 1968, Overcoming the Legacy of Residential Segregation #fairhousing50

Fair housing is a bedrock civil rights protection, crucial to our nation’s core values of equal opportunity, human dignity, and just democracy for all. A strong and effective Fair Housing Act must continue to help move our country beyond a […]

UCLA Public Health Masters’ Students Health Equity, Civil Rights, Environmental Justice & Healthy Living in the Parklands

Students in Prof. Diana Bonta’s seminar discuss health equity, civil rights, environmental justice, and Healthy Living in the Parklands. The seminar is in the Master of Public Health for Health Professionals program at the UCLA Fielding Public Health School. The […]

Low Riders at the Beach? Yes! Ballona Postcards Student Mural

The student mural Postcards from Ballona “reflects historic and current events in the life of the creek and Culver City.” A close reading reveals remarkably diverse people, values, and insights presented by Culver Middle School students working with the county […]

Generations of Diverse Advocates for Green Justice LA State Historic Park WAPOW

L to R: Kenneth Mok, Robert García, Sam García, Dorcas Mok, Kit Hing, Bo Gun, Tim Mok Tim Mok recently talked at a site tour of LA State Historic Park. “I live on Bunker Hill Avenue in Chinatown. My family have been residents of […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. & César Chávez Unidos para Defender Nuestros Derechos English Español

Click on the image to watch the video “La importancia aquí hoy día, en esta comunidad y esta nación, es que todos somos iguales, aquí nádie vale más ni menos, y que tanto afroamericanos como latinos tenemos que estar unidos […]

Designing Healthy Communities UCLA Symposium April 5 & 6

Celebrate environmental justice and health equity with Prof. Dick Jackson, The City Project, and others. Register and learn more about the event here. Learn more about Healthy Living in the Parklands.   […]

César Chávez, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Easter, Civil Rights Revolution, and Park Access for All!

“Our world is a better place because Cesar Chavez decided to change it.” President Barack Obama dedicates César E. Chávez National Monument 2012 | Samuel Garcia Stanford ’18 Take Action Comics 1966, when Cesar Chavez was struggling to bring attention […]

Please join us! We Share a Dream! Commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and César Chávez MLK Grove Dedication March 31 10 am Baldwin Hills Park land KHSRA

We share a dream that we will be able to speed up that day when all children will be able to join hands and sing “Free at last, Free at last, Great God Almighty, we are free at last!” Please […]

Humming birds trained to breathe through oxygen masks!

Humming birds can beat their wings 80 times per second. Their hearts can beat more than 1,000 times per minute. They live on nectar and can pack 40% of their body weight in fat for migration. “Q. You manage to […]