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The Skid Row History Museum and Archive

The Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) is one of the truly courageous and innovative arts efforts to have emerged in the United States over the past decades. LAPD creates performances and multidisciplinary artworks that connect the experience of people living in poverty to the social forces that shape their lives and communities. LAPD’s works express…

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Check out the George Greenstein Institute, bringing arts and science together for social innovation in brain matters


Art + Practice Opens In Los Angeles, a Unique Model of Philanthropy and Activism

Recently I attended the public opening of Art + Practice (http://artandpractice.org), a wonderful new art and social service venue for foster youth. From their mission, which says it best, “Conceived and founded by artist Mark Bradford, philanthropist and collector Eileen Harris Norton, and social activist Allan DiCastro, Art + Practice (A+P) is a private arts…

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