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August 1, 2016

A Weekend of Music and Getting Out the Vote in South LA

This weekend LA Commons ran an arts booth at two big South L.A. summer festivals as part of Community Coalition’s #GoVote campaign. On July 30th, the Expo Center Summer Music Festival gave stage to the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) groups of Expo Center; family and community members gathered to hear the variety of youth […]



September 23, 2013

Building Healthy Communities – Story Summit

See the art of South LA Windows to Health Hear the EXPO Chamber Orchestra Taste delicious snacks from local eateries Please bring friends and family to share music, food and stories with your neighbors and your vision fro building healthy South LA! FREE!!! OPEN TO TH PUBLIC! Lawn seating: please bring a blanket and a […]



August 30, 2013

3rd Annual Found LA:Festival of Neighborhoods

A FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE LOS ANGELES NEIGHBORHOODS   Sunday, October 20, 2013, LA Commons will host the third annual Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods.  This year’s theme, “The River of Your Imagination” invites Angelinos to explore the range of ways they interact with the LA River.  Los Angeles culture seekers will be able to: Visit […]



October 15, 2012

LA Commons Does CicLAvia with Building Healthy Communities South Los Angeles

There was traffic Sunday in and around downtown Los Angeles, but it was anything but normal. Instead of bumper to bumper, it was rim-to-rim or spoke-to-spoke traffic as thousands of bicyclists from across the region participated in Los Angeles’ fifth CicLAvia. For five hours, about 10 miles of city roadway – from Boyle Heights to […]



April 27, 2012

LA Commons Public Art Banner Project Opens Along Expo Line!

Works by young artists celebrate the neighborhood **Opening Event and Receptions on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm ** Find us at our LA Commons Booths located at The Expo Station and at the corner of Crenshaw & Exposition. As South Los Angeles marks the historic opening of the Expo Line and welcomes new […]



Press Release – LA Commons Public Art Banner Project Opens Along Expo Line!

Works by young artists celebrate the neighborhood **Opening Event and Receptions on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:00am ** Check in at LA Commons Booth at USC Location. As South Los Angeles marks the historic opening of the Expo Line and welcomes new rail travelers to the neighborhood, the University of Southern California and its partners celebrate […]



December 1, 2011

Reflections on 2011

Unbelievably, 2011 is nearing a close. At LA Commons, we’ve had a great year with many exciting programs and significant organizational growth to go with it. Our most exciting endeavor is our partnership with USC and CRA/LA to install 200 banners in the neighborhoods surrounding the campus to herald the opening of the Exposition Line. […]