Civic Action and Community Voice in South L.A. panel
Streetsblog Los Angeles’ very own Sahra Sulaiman is featured on a panel of South Los Angeles leaders/journalists. The panel will explore community building in and around USC and South Los Angeles, with a focus on movements and organizations that are responding to the disparities and injustices that structure life in South L.A. Panelists include:
- Alberto Retana, the Executive Vice President of grassroots organization extraordinaire Community Coalition (see our recent coverage of them here)
- Francisco Ortega, the immigration-policy advisor and South L.A. policy advisor for the Los Angeles Human Relations Commission
- Erin Aubry Kaplan, a journalist and columnist who writes about African American life in Los Angeles for a variety of outlets
- Sahra Sulaiman, Communities Editor for South L.A. and Boyle Heights here at Streetsblog L.A.