May 2021 This episode, “Driver #1 – Gentrification, Homelessness and Displacement,” focuses on the trajectory of the housing crisis in South LA from the Great Recession to the pandemic stricken current day. We explore the zoning and housing policies, birthed during the recession, that have continued disinvestment and displacement of South LA residents. We also … Continued
Listen to some familiar voices share stories about the history and the innovative solutions from South Central LA. Hosted by Elmer Roldan and Marlo Jenkins.
March 2021 This is Part 2 of our conversation on Driver #3 (Policing, Suppression, Deportation, and Mass Incarceration) featuring the voices of young people who have turned to activism in the face of adverse encounters with the criminal justice system in South Los Angeles. Their narratives are centered around their personal interactions with police officers … Continued
January 2021 This episode, “Driver #3 – Policing, Suppression, Deportation, and Mass Incarceration,” focuses on South LA residents’ contentious relationship with law enforcement in various environments and the importance of multi-layered activism to enact change. We discuss the historical relevance of policing in South LA, the harmful encounters between law enforcement and youth, health outcomes … Continued