It is easy to imagine, walking down the streets of Cypress Park or Lincoln Heights, a much earlier, simpler time when one could walk to a corner store for a carton of milk, greetin
Media play a key role in creating common interests, issues, and events that are specific to the neighborhood, and can foster a shared sense of identity among residents.
Social media has allowed the NELA RC interns to not only capture, but to share their experiences of canvassing Atwater Village, Cypress Park, Elysian Valley, Glassell Park, and Lin
With the summer coming to a close, the Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative (NELA RC) summer intern cohort ended their internships with a celebration.
A common thread that ties these neighborhoods together is the residents' pride in their fellow neighbors and the sense of community that is felt because of this.
When I moved to Lincoln Heights I looked at the walls and there was graffiti everywhere, and I thought "It's just like home, it shouldn't be so bad."
At the end of the day, as the surveyor, my personal judgment is irrelevant. I am simply there to collect the opinions, desires and needs of the residents that would be most affecte
It is a chance for me to escape the buzz of the main streets and methodically explore the neighborhoods, connecting with several residents along the way.