Tag Archives: South LA

Food, recreation and the arts as social justice in South L.A.

Last week, USC Annenberg hosted the second in a three-part series of events focused on fostering a stronger relationship between USC and its surrounding communities. Part of the university-wide Visions and Voices arts and humanities initiative, Voices of South L.A. … Continue reading

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USC Students, Faculty, Neighbors Sound Off on #MySouthLA

Journalists and community activists from around Los Angeles came together last night to discuss the role of USC in the ever-changing South L.A. area. USC Vision and Voices hosted “Voices of South L.A.: Civic Action and Community Voice” in the … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg trains young adults in South LA to report on their communities

Dozens of South Los Angeles residents, community leaders, journalists, and USC Annenberg students, faculty and staff congregated on June 27 at Mercado La Paloma to celebrate the launch of the second class of Reporter Corps. Aspiring journalists from across South … Continue reading

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LAist features new project mapping healthy food in South LA

By Alex Reed Student Writer The LAist featured a new project that maps out healthy food available in South LA. In taking a few exploratory bike rides and walks through the community, South LA children and teenagers compiled photos and … Continue reading

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Portraits reveal South LA’s “Democratic Spaces,” heroes of community organizing, and public scholarship at USC Annenberg

A new collaborative, multimedia storytelling investigation from USC Annenberg paints a new picture of South Los Angeles by revealing 15 unique public spaces that embody the community’s push for social change. Leaders of “Democratic Spaces” aim to show South LA … Continue reading

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