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Obama Boulevard and MLK Boulevard Celebration and Resistance!

City Project Intern Alex Ruppert reports: The community celebrated the unveiling of the new street sign renaming Rodeo Road for President Barack Obama Blvd. at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. The day long event featured live music, food, […]

Intersection of Obama & MLK Boulevards is a symbol of hope & resistance – L.A. Times

Few would dispute the significance of the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood in the history of L.A. race relations. It’s where Tom Bradley, Los Angeles’s first black mayor, once had to enlist white “dummy buyers” to purchase a home. For decades, discriminatory practices, […]

Low Riders at the Beach? Yes! On a Sunday Afternoon, from the East Side to the Beach, Postcards from Ballona and more . . .

Low riders hold summer rallies from the East Side along the L.A. River to the beach at Ballona Creek. Parks, beaches, creeks, and rivers bring Latinos and other people together to have fun, hang, barbecue, eat and drink, primp their […]

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 […]

Union Bank Community Partners L.A. Round Table

Fred Mendez and Sylvia Castillo lead the L.A. Round Table with community partners at Union Bank. Fred is Managing Director, Community/Environmental/Government Relations, in the Corporate Social Responsibility for the Americas (CSRA) Group at MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Sylvia is Director, Foundation and CSR […]

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 […]

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Urban Waterways and Education The City Project

The City Project reinforces a primary theme of the Smtihsonian’s Urban Waterways project. The impacts of waterways extend far beyond their banks, through educational efforts to ensure residents are aware of their relationships to waterways, parks, schools, and museums, and […]

Healthy Living in the Parklands for All! #healthylivingparklands

Visit regularly for updates! Baldwin Hills Park People, Wildlife, Places, and Values The Healthy Living in the Parklands Initiative gets people active and healthy through parks, schools, museums, and health centers. Diverse allies are working on people, wildlife, places, […]

Supermoon Baldwin Hills Dec 2017