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.
WATTS HOUSE PROJECT WITH WILL SHEFFIE & TRINIDAD RUIZ
The Watts House Project (WHP) is inspired by the iconic Watts Towers built by Simon Rodia and the history of the neighborhood in which they exist. Located just across the street from the towers, WHP welcomes you to come explore the vibrant community of Watts through the lens of art and architecture. Explore their redevelopment efforts in the community. " An Artist Driven Neighborhood Redevelopment Project."
Will Shiffie is Executive Director of Watts House Project and is currently spearheading a campaign to of community partnership and trust. Trinidad Ruiz is Programs Director.
Meeting: 1726 E. 107th Street
Time: 1pm- 2pm
Additional Info: Maya Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org
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L.A. Commons, a project of Community Partners, works in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles, facilitating artistic processes, open to all, that result in highly visible public art projects that tell dynamic neighborhood stories. L.A. Commons builds community by validating the importance of local narratives, enhancing the sense of belonging felt by a broad range of stakeholders and encouraging stronger ties between the people and places of Los Angeles.
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