Interview: Awesome Playground


This is part of a series of interviews conducted by students from Occidental College for the Full Dollar project.

The Awesome Playground owner Kay Osorio has lived in Northeast L.A. her whole life and feels a strong sense of community in Highland Park. She worked a corporate job until she had her son and decided to change careers. Now she can have her son with her while she runs this indoor playground which gives neighborhood kids a safe and comfortable place to play and socialize.

Kay Osorio at Awesome Playground
Kay Osorio at Awesome Playground

Full Dollar Collection of Contemporary Art is an initiative that aims to reconsider the tradition of public art through a collaboration between artists, sign painters, and business owners.

The Full Dollar Collection of Contemporary Art is developed through a partnership between:


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