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Category: Public Art, Culture, and History

Parks are a human and civil right los parques son un derecho humano y civil Senator Kevin de León #Yeson68 #Prop68

English/Español Senator Kevin de León listens and celebrates with the community with The City Project’s Tim Mok and others . . . El Senador Kevin de León escucha y celebra con la comunidad con Tim Mok del Proyecto del Pueblo y otros . […]

Park Access for All! ¡Acceso a los parques para todos! #Prop68 Senator Kevin de León Press Conference Conferencia June 19 10 am

English/Español Prop 68 Press Conference with Senator Kevin de León Tuesday, June 19th 10 AM PST Vista Hermosa Park – 100 N. Toluca St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 Prop 68 provides for park access for all! People of color and low income people […]

Zoot Suit Riots 75th Anniversary June 3 to 13, 1943 Culture, History and Latino Theater

From June 3 to June 13, 1943, servicemen stationed at the Chavez Ravine naval station randomly beat up young Mexican American and Black men throughout Los Angeles. The sailors brutalized their victims and left them lying in the streets; police […]

“Adobes, Trails & Historic Sites, Oh My!”–the Old Spanish Trail Association at the Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe this coming Saturday

The Old Spanish Trail Association is conducting public outreach at the Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe in Montebello this coming Saturday. We’ll likely be there longer than the scheduled end-time and the Adobe will be open until 4:00pm, so come stop […]

Panhe Place by the Water Acjachemen People San Onofre State Beach

The City Project worked with Acjachemen people and United Coalition to Protect Panhe to save Panhe and San Onofre State Beach, and stop the toll road that would have devastated both. Visit www.cityprojectca.org/save-panhe-and-san-onofre. […]

Tommy Orange ‘There There’ debut novel of the year Native American Cheyenne Arapaho Oakland writer

His novel is about urban Indians, about whom he writes, in his bravura prologue, “We know the sound of the freeway better than we do rivers, the howl of distant trains better than wolf howls, we know the smell of […]

#Yeson68 Park, Water, Monument Access for All! ¡SÍ al acceso a parques, aguas, y monumentos para todos!

English / Español Marta Segura of Center for Biological Diversity with Tim Mok and Dylan Thomason of the The City Project | Proyecto del Pueblo Environmental justice and environmental quality advocates and community leaders to support Yes on Prop 68 at […]

Lessons on Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Starbucks & Roseanne #CivilRights #TimesUp #MeToo #Dreamers #NoWall #BlackLivesMatter Come Together

English/Español Recent events mark a historic, teachable, moment in the US. People and major corporations realize the need to address bias and discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, income, and other characteristics. Starbucks closed all 8,000 stores with […]

YES on Park Access for All! ¡SÍ al acceso a los parques para todos #Yeson68 #Prop68

English / Español Vote Yes on Prop 68 to support equal park access for all! People of color and low income people disproportionately have worse access to parks and recreation, are among the biggest supporters of green ballot measures, and are entitled […]

Brown v Board of Education Equal Justice & Human Dignity Artist Lorie Novak May 17

Artist Lorie Novak created this photograph to commemorate the anniversary of Brown v Board of Education, commissioned by attorneys in the Western Regional Office of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund in 1994. Lorie writes, “Robert, this photo exists […]