A map project for Skid Row arts highlights cultural resources

L.A. WEEKLY

Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, home to one of the largest homeless populations in the United States, stretches across 54 blocks. The no-to-low-income community borders some of the more affluent and gentrified neighborhoods in L.A. “Historically, people have always been treating Skid Row like it’s not a community,” says Leeav Sofer, co-founder and artistic director …

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A New Tool for the Skid Row Arts Alliance

USC HOMELESSNESS INITIATIVE

Nestled in an easy-to-miss spot amidst the loud strip-mall signage and distractions from the bustle of downtown Los Angeles is the Los Angeles Poverty Department’s (LAPD) Skid Row History Museum and Archive.

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Identity and belonging: Teens learn to tell their stories through a critical and creative lens

ANNENBERG NEWS

Driving down Highway 62 on the way to Joshua Tree National Park, Francisco, one of the 20 high school students on the bus, noticed something different about the landscape. If he ever moved here, he told the group, he’d open up his own roadside taco stand, like the ones near his home in South Los …

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