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Category: Public Art, Culture, and History

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 […]

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 […]

Billie Holiday April 7, 1915

Billie Holliday Dunbar Hotel South Central L.A. The Great Wall of Los Angeles © Judith Baca.Sponsored by SPARC […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green Organizations Are Dropping the Ball on Inclusion Dr. Dorceta Taylor Outside

As Dr. Robert Bullard and I have written, it’s also not enough to diversify mainstream environmental organizations and agencies. It’s necessary for mainstream environmental organizations, agencies, and foundations  to provide unrestricted operating support to community based organizations for whom racial […]

‘Creating Good Citizens’ Immigrants Use Parks, Schools, Soccer & Sports to Build Community Anahuak The City Project NRPA

We don’t fill only jobs no one else wants. We are professionals and workers, we hold and create coveted positions, we are just plain good people. We pay taxes. We vote. BY ROBERT GARCÍA Dreamers from Anahuak Youth Sports Association […]

NEEF High School Students @LA Opera Environmental Justice Inspired by The City Project

                                          NEEF reports: Save the environment for a song? High school students in California teamed up with the LA Opera […]