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Collaboration: Poetry, Theater, and Activism

Collaboration: Poetry, Theater, and Activism

This week L.A. Letters celebrates the spirit of collaboration and a few local ambassadors doing interdisciplinary work uniting poetry, performance, theater, education, and activism ...
Los Angeles River Health and Environmental Justice

Los Angeles River Health and Environmental Justice

The people of Los Angeles now have the opportunity to work with state and local government to restore the lost beauty of the River.
Archiving Memories of El Monte in a Transnational Space

Archiving Memories of El Monte in a Transnational Space

Some of L.A.'s most important history lay in the periphery, in towns like El Monte and South El Monte. But how do we excavate and broadcast its important history?
Photographing Leimert Park: A Community Responds To Injustice

Photographing Leimert Park: A Community Responds To Injustice

Students photograph the community's reaction to the Zimmerman verdict and explore how historically Leimert Park has offered a space for activists and artist to express themselves.
Southern California's Seven Women of Vision

Southern California's Seven Women of Vision

In response to the folly of the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman by a jury of six Florida women, this week L.A. Letters presents Southern California women with vision that ha ...
Photographing Leimert Park: Some Change is Needed

Photographing Leimert Park: Some Change is Needed

Can you love a neighborhood and still see the rough edges? Student producer Lewa can and she helps us see it too with her photographs of Leimert Plaza Park.
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