In the quarter century since FoLAR first began their yearly river clean-ups, more and more people have gotten on board.
Photographer Ricardo Palavecino's portraits provide an insight into the daily lives of individuals and communities based around the L.A. River in Northeast L.A.
Our idea has grown more with the help of the people we interviewed.
We want to improve the river and make it better.
People of Northeast Los Angeles: I guess the best part of my life was growing up here; the community was little bit different than it is now. There were a lot of Cubans, a lot of P
People of Northeast Los Angeles: I love dogs so much, I decided to work with dogs, so I became a groomer. When I first come in this store, I fell in love with all the decoration in