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Category: Inequality, Income and Wealth, and Jobs

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 […]

L.A. has a long history of failure on homelessness. It needs leaders who take responsibility. L.A. Times Editorials Part 6

“Our homelessness crisis is a national disgrace,” according to the L.A. Times editorial board in a series of six editorials. There are at least 58,000 homeless people in the county, a number that has lurched upward in recent years amid […]

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.   […]

How can a city with 58,000 homeless people function? L.A. Times Editorials Part 5

“Our homelessness crisis is a national disgrace,” according to the L.A. Times editorial board in a series of six editorials. There are at least 58,000 homeless people in the county, a number that has lurched upward in recent years amid […]

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 […]

Union Bank Healthy Living in the Parklands Baldwin Hills Park Site Tour and L.A. Round Table

Union Bank’s Sylvia Castillo and Ryan Bjorkquist tour Baldwin Hills Park and Civil Right Park with Tim Mok, City Project Fellow. Healthy Living in the Parklands is made possible in part by the generous support of the Union Bank Foundation. Fred […]

National Academy of Medicine Videos Communities Driving Health Equity #PromoteHealthEquity

The National Academy of Medicine 5-minute video collection spotlights local organizations across the country, each addressing health challenges important to their community. By collaborating across sectors, identifying issues critical to their community, and drawing strength from the power of many, these communities are confronting […]