May 23, 2020 – Walk the Talk is no ordinary walk. It’s a biannual parade! LA Poverty Department brings Skid Row to life with performances along the parade route that pay tribute to neighborhood initiatives and the men and women whose contributions to the community call for a big, blaring celebration!

Eight more Skid Row visionaries will be honored with a parade & performance: This years honorees are Coach Ron Crockett, Leslie Croom, Angelia Harper aka Big Mama, Danny Park and Andrew Kang, Stephanie Arnold Williams, Leeav Sofer and Gary Blasi. 

The PARADE will be headed by Street Symphony’s brass marching ensemble, PERFORMANCES by LA Poverty Department with Urban Voices Project choir and ARTWORKS ‘instruments of accountability’ by Elana Mann and PORTRAITS made by …. t.b.d.

THE PARADE will start at 11am at the corner of 6th & Stanford Ave. Stops along the way: Gladys park, former Drop in Center, San Julian park, Skid Row People’s Market on the corner of 5th & San Pedro street, The White House on the other corner of  5th and San Pedro street, Wesley Health Center across the street on the S/E corner of 5th & San Pedro street and the last stop will be at the DPSS office on 4th Place.