First a vision of what could be on a 20 acre lot in the middle of South Los Angeles, brought to you by Ben Caldwaell, Julie Dash, Khary Jones and Regina Kimball and students who live in the area.
Then a call to action about what to do about Santa Barbara Plaza, nee Marlton Square, which has been in redevelopment limbo for 20 years.
It happens from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Dorsey High School Auditorium.
The short films have quite the names behind them: • Caldwell is from Kaos Network/Project Blowed; • Dash' Daughters of Dust," National Film Registry, her feature film joins a
select group of American films preserved as National Treasures; • Kimball did the documentary “My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage;” • And Jones was named by indieWire as one of the "10 Exciting New Voices in Black Cinema."
Youth leaders included
Kyle Guy, Eric
Jones, Kandance Redd, Ahkim
Wheeler and Deron
For Information, call Community Build at (323)290-6560.Sustainable Communities is sponsored by Los Angeles LISC.
In case you haven't seen it, here's is a video LeimertParkBeat.com produced about Santa Barbara Plaza:
What up, Eddie? Thanks for letting me know about this meeting to discuss the future of Marlton Square. Although my wife and I cannot attend this particular meeting, please let me know about the next one. Look forward to it. Peace, Cory
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