EPISODE: 8, SEASON 1

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

EPISODE: 7, SEASON 1

DRIVER 1: Gentrification, Displacement, and Homelessness

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

EPISODE: 6, SEASON 1

DRIVER 3 – Part 2: Young Adult Voices in Justice Advocacy

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

EPISODE: 5, SEASON 1

DRIVER 3: Policing, Suppression, Deportation & Mass Incarceration

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

EPISODE: 4, SEASON 1

Virtual Learning Session – Reimagine. Reclaim. Redefine Healthy Communities.

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

EPISODE: 3, SEASON 1

Virtual Learning Session – Building People Power to Dismantle Systems of Oppression and Police Brutality

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

EPISODE: 2, SEASON 1

Virtual Learning Session – COVID-19 and the Drivers of Disparity

July 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has magnified health and socio-economic inequalities that community organizers and public health experts have been grappling with since long before the virus struck. The cultural landscape of South Los Angeles has been shaped by its unique history of organizing against social and health disparities that disadvantage its Black and Brown … Continued

EPISODE: 1, SEASON 1

South Central LA Is the Future

Podcast 1  –  May 2020 In Episode 1 we explore how the history of South Central Los Angeles helps us to understand its current conditions, including disparities around housing, employment, policing, environment, and ultimately community health. We also discuss how decades of neglect and suppression have culminated both as violent uprising and also as a … Continued

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