@wattsocial | KCET
This week L.A. Letters highlights a few groups and individuals that are doing phenomenal work to make South L.A. rise.
South L.A. residents are increasingly vulnerable to a number of negative health outcomes due to high levels of pollution from traffic emissions and oil extraction sites in close proximity to homes, schools, parks, and healthcare facilities.
With the proliferation of mobile phones, digital cartography has taken off as a community-building tool. Using geotags for posted photographs and status updates, people can relay valuable information about the communities they live in.