Promise Zone Arts South LA

Promise Zone Arts (PZA) is a cultural asset mapping and activation initiative under the auspices of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA).  This project gives South LA residents a participatory platform to spotlight Cultural Treasures - the artists, sites, cultural practices, events and tradition bearers that they deem significant, illuminating the rich cultural tapestry at the heart of their communities.


The following positions are for Promise Zone Arts South LA: 

Fieldwork Coordinator - Promise Zone Arts South LA

Reporting to the Program Manager, this position will work will work in close coordination with the Promise Zone Arts Project Manager, leading and contributing to the fieldwork implementation. 

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Cultural Organizer - Promise Zone Arts South LA

Reporting to the Fieldwork Coordinator, the Cultural Organizer will participate as a member of the Cultural Treasures Survey Team made up of community youth and adults working to identify cultural treasures in the South Los Angeles Promise Zone. 

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Cultural Treasures Coalition Member

The Cultural Treasures Coalition plays a key role in the implementation of Promise Zone Arts and specificially the cultural asset mapping process at the core of the initiative.

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LA Commons is also hiring for the following positions outside of the Promise Zone Art South LA: 

Development and Communications Manager

The Development and Communications Manager is responsible for advancing and managing external communications to promote the LA Commons identity, our programs and fund development. 

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Marketing and Development Intern

The Marketing and Development Intern will play an important role in disseminating information about our programs, ensuring timely, locally generated content for all of our online platforms based on work with community members in target neighborhoods as well as contributing to the development of campaign materials, proposals and the engagement of donors. 

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Operations Intern

The Operations and Special Projects Intern will play an important role in the administration of our organization. The intern will work closely with the Director of Strategy and Operations to support planning and plan implementation: developing and supporting our team of board, staff and artists, youth and community partners and developing and stewarding our resources. 

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Programs Intern

The Program Intern will work closely with the Program Director in supporting several LA Commons Neighborhood Story Connections programs, including the Leimert Park Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks, MacArthur Park, and South LA workshops. 

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Call for Lead Visual Artist and Associate Visual Artist

Gladys Park - Skid Row

LA Commons seeks one Lead Artist and one Associate Artist for March - June 2022 to work with Skid Row Community Artists to collect stories, lead workshops, and design and create murals for Gladys Park.

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