Engage communities in artistic and cultural expressions that tell their unique stories and serves as a basis for dialogue, interaction and a better understanding of Los Angeles. 


Ordinary Citizens

have the power to help meet the challenges facing our neighborhoods, through our sense of connectedness with the place and each other.


is an essential community resource. All communities possess local knowledge and local assets.


have a leadership role to play in community development. Art is a powerful tool, to share stories and create change.


are vital participants in community development processes, their energy, hope, and creativity transcend the limitations of the past to envision new futures.

Celebrating 20 Years


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