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South L.A.: Visit The People's Library and explore the story of L.A's major social and political movements

LA COMMONS

Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

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LA Commons will host the second annual Found LA: Festival of Neighborhoods. This year’s theme “Discovering the Secret Heart of Los Angeles” invites participants to move beyond historic sites and surface structures to showcase the significance that lies rooted in storefronts, shops, and gathering places in their communities.  Supporting local community leaders in sharing what ties them to their neighborhoods. 


COLLECTION'S TOUR OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LIBRARY:

THE PEOPLE'S LIBRARY 

                                                                  

The Southern CaliforniaLibrary houses a collection that spans the breath of social and political movements in Los Angeles. The collection includes over 400 manuscript collections, books, periodicals, subject filers, pamphlets, posters, photographs, films, and audiotapes. Take an inside look into the library’s collections and explore the stories of South Los Angeles’ residents past and present with Library Director Yusef Omowale and staff.

 

 

Tour Info:   Street parking is avaliable. 

Meeting:  6120 S. Vermont Ave, Los Angles , CA 90044

Time: 2pm- 4pm

Addtional Info: Maya Thomas: maya@lacommons.org

http://www.lacommons.org/programs/found-la/

                                                                                     

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Southern California Library
6120 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90044

Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)


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LA COMMONS

Found L.A. is a FREE, citywide event that showcases culturally dynamic neighborhoods through the eyes of residents, public figures and renowned artists, who generously volunteer to share their unique perspective and passion for their neighborhood. Sunday, October 19, 2014, LA Commons will host the fourth annual Found LA: Festival of Neghborhoods. This year's theme Great Streets invites Angelenos to explore the main arteries of neighborhoods around the city, developed and not so, and meet the people in the center of activity there. 

For press inquires about Found LA: 

Contact:
Karen Mack / 213-705-4457 cell
karen@lacommons.org
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