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Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)

Founded in 1985, LAPD is made up of people who make art and live and work in Skid Row...

 

WALK THE TALK

Performance, visual art and community conversations. It's an epic history of Skid Row!...

 

Festival for All Skid Row Artists

LAPD's yearly arts festival at Gladys Park in Skid Row...

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LAPD’s New Project

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The New Compassionate Downtown

PerformanceDirected by John Malpede and Henriëtte BrouwersVisual Art by Robby Herbst May 14 and 15, 2021 at 8PM.At Geffen Contemporary at MOCA plaza for a by invitation only, physically distanced audience & on YouTube Live stream Commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) for WE RISE 2021 https://vimeo.com/593629056 Community…
LA Poverty Department
March 30, 2020

LAPD’s New Exhibition

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THE WORLD RESPONDS TO THE WALK THE TALK ARCHIVE.  12/8/22

THE WORLD RESPONDS TO THE WALK THE TALK ARCHIVESCREENING, PANEL, and OPENING of EXHIBITION OPENING THURSDAY DECEMBER 8, 2022.  7:00 PM Skid Row History Museum & Archive, 250 S. Broadway, Los Angeles CA 90012Exhibition: Dec. 8, 2022 – January 31, 2023Open: Tue., Thur.: 10am-5pm and Sat. 2-5pm Walk the Talk is…
LA Poverty Department
November 28, 2022
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BLUE BOOK – GREEN PAPER

BLUE BOOK - GREEN PAPEREXHIBITION designed by Robert M. Ochshorn curated by LAPD / SRHM&A’s John Malpede. November 22, 2022 - January 28, 2023*PRESS CONFERENCE Nov. 22, 11am* OPENING RECEPTION Nov. 22, 5-7pm PRESS CONFERENCE:  11 / 22, 11:00am The Skid Row Now & 2040 Coalition releases its policy paper Containment and Community: The History…
LA Poverty Department
November 15, 2022

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