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
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.
August 2020 The pandemic has unveiled the underbelly of the broken systems that plague America, which has revealed to many Americans that these systems have been instrumental in keeping communities of color at a perpetual disadvantage. While there have been many advocates doing systems change work to create healthier communities for people of color, there … Continued
July 2020 The relentless police brutality within Black and Brown communities have sparked protests and organizing efforts around the world to show solidarity for Black lives and a demand for justice and systemic change in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, which also magnified the pre-existing health and socioeconomic disparities for Black and Brown communities. … Continued