Cathy Gudis

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 is a professor in history and director of the PhD program in public history at UC Riverside. She is a founding member of Project 51, whose  invites Angelenos to reclaim the river as a grand civic space that can green and connect our communities. She’s worked with artists’ collectives including the Empire Logistics Group, LA… Read more »

Sunbeam Vintage

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Two great vintage furniture dealers collided and formed  in an old theater in Highland Park, CA. What began as a secret warehouse that sold exclusively to stores and designers is now open to the public. Mid-Century Modern is our specialty, but sometimes we can’t help ourselves and pieces mix in from the ’40s through the… Read more »

Becky Dennison

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Becky Dennison is the Co-Executive Director of the , a grassroots organization working to ensure the human right to housing, health and security are upheld in Los Angeles. Becky has been working in the Skid Row community of Downtown Los Angeles since 1994 and working with LA CAN in Downtown and South Central Los Angeles since 2002.  LA CAN’s leadership… Read more »

Gale Holland

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covers homelessness and poverty for the Los Angeles Times. Starting in 2005, she edited the Times Metro section’s cops and courts beat, wrote news columns and covered higher education. A series about college construction abuses that she wrote with Times colleague Michael Finnegan won a 2012 investigative reporting award from the Nieman Foundation at Harvard…. Read more »

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 »

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 »