June 12, 2015

2015 Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

Los Angeles, CA (June 2015): Now in its fifth year, Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks is an innovative community event scheduled for Sunday, June 28, 2015 in Leimert Park, the African American cultural hub of Los Angeles. Its goal is to foster cultural education, awareness, and understanding while promoting the rich legacy and […]

April 1, 2015

Summer Marketing Intern Job Opportunity

Internship 10-week Project: The intern will execute marketing strategies the fifth annual Day of the Ancestor: Festival of Masks (FOM) and the nineth season of LA Common’s cultural tourism initiative, Trekking LA: Local Adventures in a Global City. The marketing intern will play an important role in disseminating information about the FOM workshops and festival, […]

September 16, 2014

4th Annual Found L.A.: FREE Festival of Neighborhoods on Sun., Oct. 19th Celebrates L.A.’s GREAT STREETS in Honor of Mayor Garcetti’s Program

Los Angeles, CA (September 12, 2014) On Sunday, October 19, 2014, the non-profit L.A. Commons ( will host its 4th annual Found L.A: Festival of Neighborhoods, and its first based on a mayoral theme, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Great Streets Program. Angelenos will explore the main arteries of neighborhoods around the city, developed and […]

February 11, 2014

Seeking Finance Board of Directors Member for LA Commons

L.A. Commons is seeking a Finance Board of Directors member who will work with the governance team, including fellow board members and the Executive Director, to review financial data and make recommendations in order to increase effectiveness in support of the organization’s mission and programs. This board member will have specific responsibilities for: • Communicating […]

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 […]

February 15, 2013

Call for Lead Visual Artists – Position Filled

Call for Lead Visual Artists Building Healthy Communities (BHC) – South LA LA Commons Public Art Project Deadline March 1, 2013   LA Commons develops artistic and cultural projects that reveal the unique stories of L.A.’s Neighborhoods and engage visitors through cultural tours.  LA Commons and Building Healthy Communities South LA are hosting a unique […]

February 11, 2013

Marketing Intern – JOB OPPORTUNITY

Marketing Intern LA Commons helps L.A.’s diverse neighborhoods give voice to their unique stories through community-based arts programs. Created by local emerging artists, these projects express the cultural and historical essence of the communities. With its Trekking LA program, LA Commons introduces visitors from other parts of Los Angeles, as well as tourists from outside […]

Community Arts Project Associate – Position Filled

LA Commons Community Arts Program LA Commons works to create cultural connections among LA neigborhoods through cultural tourism and the creation of temporary works of public art created by youth artists and professional artists that share the unique stories of LA neighborhoods.   Job Description The LA Commons Project Associate will work as a core […]

May 25, 2012

Trekking LA Neighborhood Docents Provide Access to Diverse Los Angeles Communities

Los Angeles, CA (May 2012)   On the heels of the anniversary of the 1992 Los Angeles Civil Unrest, a cadre of local docents will take to the streets to make their neighborhoods more accessible and to break down barriers of race, class and geography.  These neighborhood docents will be working as part of Trekking L.A., […]

May 15, 2012

Trekking LA Tour Series set to Launch Sunday with San Pedro Tour Led by Local

Trekking LA Tour Series set to Launch Sunday with San Pedro Tour Led by Local First of 35 tours led by trained neighborhood docents throughout the summer What: On Sunday, May 20, 2012, the non-profit L.A. Commons—with the mission to connect people across Los Angeles’ vast metropolis through the artistic, social and cultural projects that […]