Cultural Assets Along the River | KCET
Cultural Assets Along the River
John Arroyo's thesis blog,"Culture in Concrete: Art and the Re-imagination of the Los Angeles River as Civic Space," came to our attention because of its relevant featured content based around the L.A. River.
Ron, a river enthusiast, would like the LA River to focus on inter-generational community needs, including community gardens, affordable housing, street vending, recreational opportunities, green jobs, leadership development, and concerts and arts opportunities.
One of my favorite notes Rob has written states, "NOTE: It's already an extremely vibrant and fantastic community."
Thanks to John Arroyo and CoLab Radio for sharing the research.
During the late 19th and early 20th century, many mass-produced black dolls were stereotypical, caricature-like and expressed racist undertones. Shindana Toys helped change the paradigm, irrevocably changing the toy industry today.
On November 24, 1965, the Louis Smith and Robert Hall launched an organization called Operation Bootstrap. The organization emphasized the importance of black entrepreneurship and used its business initiatives to shift public perception of black identity.
The Yurok people care for all of their family members, and their kin — including condors and salmon — reciprocate the care.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez, user experience designer Evan Sullivan, and choreographer Kyle Abraham talked about everything from what it means to be creative to how we can overcome creative fears.
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