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Rad American Women A to Z

Rad American Women A to Z

This week L.A. Letters highlights this important book and adds a few more names to the 26 movers and shakers featured in its pages.
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.
National Park Service Recommends Designation of San Gabriel and Santa Monica National Recreation Area

National Park Service Recommends Designation of San Gabriel and Santa Monica National Recreation Area

The proposed expansion would go a long way to ensure access to green space and better health for park poor, income poor communities.
East of East: Using Vacant Space to Create Place in South El Monte

East of East: Using Vacant Space to Create Place in South El Monte

Artists have played a large role in developing community identity and establishing a sense of place in communities with lower incomes and fewer resources.
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