A three-day event utilizing art and media to examine the socio-political factors that provoked the 1992 LA Uprising and its impact on the racial and economic climate in LA and across the US today. Events will include panels featuring a discussion of the evolution of community organizing as well as the role media, particularly film, has played in creating and reflecting social change. There will be a gallery displaying avariety of art inspired by the Uprising and a follow-up discussion with the artists.

 

 

Affiliated Faculty

Gary Segura, Dean, Luskin School of Public Affairs and Professor, Chicana/o Studies; Robin D.G. Kelley, Professor, History and African American Studies; Funmilola Fabgamila, UCLA Activist-in-Residence Winter 2017; Abel Valenzuela, Professor, Urban Planning and Chicana/o Studies and Director, Institute for Research on Labor & Employment; Renee Tajima-Pena, Director, Center for EthnoCommunications; Anaya Roy, Professor, Urban Planning and Social Welfare; Gaye Theresa Johnson, Associate Professor, Chicana/o Studies; Darnell Hunt, Professor, Sociology and Director, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies; Eric Avila, Professor, Chicana/o Studies; David Yoo, Professor, Asian American Studies and Vice Provost, Institute of American Cultures; Melany de la Cruz, Assistant Director, Asian American Studies Center

 

 

 

 

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