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Category: Public Art, Culture, and History

Revitalizing the Lower L.A. River: Voices from Maywood – Barriers to Community Participation

People in Maywood and other Gateway Cities on the banks of the L.A. River from Vernon to the ocean are marginalized in river revitalization plans. Many Maywood residents interviewed for my Master’s Thesis didn’t even know the L.A. River is […]

US President Ordered Overthrow of Democratically Elected President in Chile Museum of Memory and Human Rights

“To see on a piece of paper, for example, the president of the United States ordering the C.I.A. to preemptively overthrow a democratically elected president in Chile is stunning.” “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship” . […]

Creating Diversity & Inclusion in Monuments: A Dialogue with Robert García Santa Fe Art Institute

Creating Diversity & Inclusion in Monuments: A Dialogue with Robert Garcia, Founding Director of The City Project | 7-830PM | October 12 | At SFAI How do monuments reflect society and our collective narratives? Robert Garcia, civil rights attorney and Founding Director […]

Go to Parks & Schools, Have Fun, Be Healthy, Learn about People, Places, & Values, Get a Job, Protect Earth & People! Rio de L.A. Sept 30 #NPLD

National Public Lands Event in Los Angeles Saturday 09/30 at Río de Los Angeles State Park at 9:30 AM PT Contact: Felipe Benítez, felipe [ @ ] benitezstrategies.com, 202-215-9664 Multicultural and Bilingual Program for Young Soccer Players to Care for […]

Radical Women: Latin American Art “the single most exciting and hope-inspiring historical group show” NY Times Hammer

“Radical Women is the single most exciting and hope-inspiring historical group show of contemporary art I’ve seen in 10 years.” —The New York Times Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition at the Hammer Museum will reappraise the contribution of […]

NEEF Spotlight: Multicultural and Bilingual NPLD Event Young Soccer Players Care for Home Fields

NEEF (National Environmental Education Foundation) writes: Anahuak Soccer Players On September 30, youth soccer players from Northeast Los Angeles will give back to the park they spend so much time enjoying when The City Project joins Anahuak Youth Sports Association […]

Pride We are all immigrants and dreamers The City Project @ 18 Guatemala NuMu LACMA PST LA/LA #DACA

Artist Stefan Benchoam and Tomás García, LACMA Assistant Vice President, celebrate the arrival of NuMu for PST LA/LA at the reception “A Universal History of Infamy.” NuMu is the Guatemala contemporary art museum. The NuMu display honors composer Joaquín Orellana, featuring […]

Healing, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Great Outdoors at Home and Away – CNN

Ballona Creek Baldwin Hills Parklands Natural areas in the United States have long symbolized national heritage, protected valuable natural resources and provided areas of recreation and respite. But for whom? Evidence shows that white populations disproportionately access public lands for […]

Hands Off the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, and #MonumentsforAll

Representatives Judy Chu, Jimmy Gomez, Adam Schiff, and Brad Sherman, and El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero Members of Congress with San Gabriel Mountains Forever (SGMF) held a press conference at L.A. Historic Park August 22 to support our San Gabriel […]

People Speak Out Against Administration’s Attack on Public Lands YouTube #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Click on the image to see the video by Next 100 and NRDC. “To attack national monuments undermines the precious natural heritage of the people and the nation.” “It’s wrong on environmental grounds, it’s wrong on social justice grounds, it’s […]