Boyle Heights Issues Forum

CALO YouthBuild’s 2015 Issues Forum is an opportunity for youth to share their knowledge and insight with policy makers and the community at large. Young researchers and organizers will be presenting on issues related to gentrification, police brutality and environmental justice. In addition to framing the issues, these youth will be offering policy suggestions to our elected representatives and other guests. This is what democracy looks like. Please come out and support our youth as they shed light on some of the most important issues facing our community and join them as we envision a future full of dignity, health, and justice.


UEPI Presents – 710 on Trial

Caltrans is proposing extending the 710 Freeway by tunneling through and under North East communities. The agency is currently evaluating five possible routes. Join us for a community forum to:–increase awareness of the Caltrans proposal(s) for the 710 freeway–address environmental justice issues related to our regional transportation system–share information and build a broader and more […]

Got Arts?: South L.A. Weekend Happenings

When South L.A. does arts festivals, it does them right. Their efforts at community-building and/or place-making are almost always rooted in the history of the area and the experience of its people. And, as part of that experience includes the lack of traditional outlets for expression, both the events and the works are often infused […]