Program explores criminal justice through plays

DAILY TROJAN

Every Tuesday and Thursday, students sit in a circle inside Shrine Auditorium to write and rehearse lines with formerly incarcerated people, rehearsing for “Performing Policy: The Justice Project,” an open-ended play that discusses criminal justice conflicts that will be performed in April.

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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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