Artists and activists have a long history in the Skid Row neighborhood. An online archive documents their stories and influence.
The Goethe-Institut has partnered with the Los Angeles Poverty Department in organizing Worlds of Homelessness, a weeklong interdisciplinary series of events featuring artists, architects, advocates, and performers.
REDCAT debuts I Fly! or How to Keep the Devil Down in the Hole, a new production staged by 13 core members of the Los Angeles Poverty Department’s troupe.
Here are a few arts-oriented holiday events to tide you over until the new year brings a flood of new exhibitions, performances, screenings, and talks.
Since 2008, the Los Angeles Poverty Department has been organizing a registry of artists who live and work in the neighborhood, which now includes more than 700 names.
An upcoming program at the California African American Museum titled “Artists for Housing and Homeless Rights” aims to address some of the the issues surrounding these rising tensions.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Poverty Department uses the acronym LAPD, which is deliberately named to evoke associations between police, the criminal justice system, and how people living in poverty are treated.