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

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. 




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: