Is South L.A. an Urban Success Story?
A Zócalo/The California Wellness Foundation Event Moderated by Jennifer Ferro, President, KCRW Public perceptions of South Los Angeles still linger almost exclusively on its poverty, its crime, its history of riots. But those who live and work there describe a far more complicated and hopeful reality: safer neighborhoods, a surge in home ownership, new businesses, greater transit and arts options, better schools. What explains the progress of South L.A.—and why has greater Los Angeles heard so little about that progress?…Find out more »
Is South L.A. Forging a New Identity?
Zócalo is thrilled to host their first in-person event of the year! They will also be streaming the event, either in real-time or the following day. Check their website for more information to come soon. South Los Angeles, one of the West Coast’s last great working-class places, has been a destination point for two great migrations: African Americans arriving from the South and East, and, more recently, Latin Americans immigrating to Southern California. While media have long dwelled on examples…Find out more »
South Central Innervisions
South Central InnerVisions: An AfroLatinx-Futurism is a daylong pop-up immersive multidisciplinary arts festival curated to interpret & reflect upon the future & fluid relational nature of Black & Brown power exploring the Black/Latinx imagination. Check out their website for the full festival schedule!Find out more »