Lawrence Horn

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Lawrence Horn is a resident and ambassador of the . He currently volunteers at the Community Support Center to help provide permanent supportive housing in Downtown Los Angeles so that people who have experienced homelessness, prolonged extreme poverty, poor health, disabilities, mental illness and/or addiction can lead safe, stable lives in wellness.

LA2050

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 is an initiative to create a shared vision for the future of Los Angeles, and to drive and track progress toward that vision. We’ve looked at the health of the region as it exists today along eight indicators of human development, and we’ve made projections about where we’ll be in the year 2050 if we continue… Read more »

Krystal Chang Projects

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Botanical arrangements for Making LA are provided by , a multi-disciplinary studio practice that designs flowers, landscapes, and structures. Krystal Chang Projects draws on indoor/outdoor living, the Mediterranean climate, native plant communities, and things found and foraged. Instagram:

Ana Serrano

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 is a first generation Mexican American born in Los Angeles, California in 1983. Inspired by both of the cultural contexts in her life, she creates work utilizing a variety of mediums including drawing, collage, sculpture, and motion. Her work bears reference to those in low socio-economic positions, with particular interest in the customs and beliefs,… Read more »

CARS LA: Transportation Sponsor

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With 25 years of experience,  creates opportunities to engage with culture and community. Their work is built upon the principles of strategic collaboration, connectivity, exploration and celebration. Twitter: Facebook:  

DTLA Cheese

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Located inside the historic Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles,  is a full-service cut-to-order cheese counter and eatery. It is the passion of Lydia & Marnie Clarke and Chef Reed Herrick which will bring something exciting to the culinary forefront. Their first store, started in 2010, is in the historic downtown Claremont Village. Twitter: Instagram:… Read more »

Droga Chocolates

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 creates confections that surprise and surpass expectations. In a nutshell, Droga reimagines traditional confections using all natural, premium ingredients. Many of them have a unique flavor twist or a delicate nip of sea salt. Droga focuses on what matters – all natural ingredients, delicious taste, and fun packaging. So, when you’re in the mood to indulge, Droga… Read more »

Jackpine

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Are you a change-the-world type? is a technical collective of designers, programmers, and project managers seeking good ideas. Jackpine partners with inspired people to build apps: mobile, web, anything and everything. (Mention de LaB when you contact them, and they’ll be sure to get back to you immediately.)

Sam Lubell

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Sam Lubell is the West Coast Editor of and the co-curator of the recent exhibition Never Built Los Angeles. He has written five books about architecture: Never Built Los Angeles, Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis Paris 2000+, London 2000+, and Living West. He has written for The New York Times,… Read more »

The Unique Space

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Housed in a historic old factory at 1275 6th Street, offers a fresh, inspiring co-work space, private offices, and is LA’s hottest new event rental space. With roots firmly planted in community, The Unique Space is home to innovation, creativity, collaboration and entrepreneurship. Twitter: Instagram: