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.


DRIVER 4: Environmental Racism

August 2021 This episode, “Driver #4- Environmental Racism”, puts into perspective that environmental issues are more than climate change and creating green spaces. In a place like South Central LA, residents are exposed to environmental racism through inequitable policies, poor infrastructure, and persistent toxic exposure in the community. The leaders in this episode discuss the … Continued


DRIVER 2: Poverty, Disinvestment, & Joblessness

June 2021 This episode on Driver 2: Poverty, Disinvestment & Joblessness, explores the root causes of structural poverty and disinvestment in South Central LA. Residents of South Central have long been subjected to policies that are driven by anti-black racism, white supremacy, and capitalism. We speak with community leaders who unpack the legacy of economic … Continued


DRIVER 1- Part 2: Historical Perspectives of Houselessness and Banishment

May 2021 This bonus episode on Driver 1: Gentrification, Homelessness and Displacement features a candid conversation with Pete White, the founder and Executive Director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) discussing the houselessness epidemic in Los Angeles. Pete recounts the rich and tumultuous history of housing in Los Angeles within a lens … Continued

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Virtual Learning Sessions bring community leaders, policymakers, and the South LA BHC collaborative together to discuss issues facing South LA Residents.

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