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LeimertParkBeat.com was created by enhager (Eddie North-Hager), a resident of Leimert Park. Please contact me for any additional questions at enhager@yahoo.com.

How It Works

The Concept

Every community deserves a voice.


LeimertParkBeat.com is not a blog, because it takes more than one person to cover a neighborhood. LeimbertParkBeat.com is not a newspaper, it is where you find out what's new. And it's not Facebook, because the most important topic isn't yourself but your neighborhood.

With LeimertParkBeat.com, residents, business people and others who care about their neighborhood have the ability to decide what's the news. LeimertParkBeat.com is centered on the Soul of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, African American cultural center of the city.

Post info about the Leimert Park Art Walk, rave about your favorite dish at Ackee Bamboo and share video of the Kingdom Day MLK parade. Spend your time and money where it makes the biggest impact – your neighborhood.


While you share, educate and inform, you also learn: The Magic Johnson Theater is planned to re-open in May; The Crenshaw Farmers Market is the place to be every Saturday morning; and you discover any number of other notable eccentricities that make the place where you live lovable and unique.


The process creates informed citizens, which is one step closer to active citizens.

These diverse voices have at least one thing in common - they care about their community. They care about Leimert Park. By forming a cooperative, our united voice is more accurate, more current and more representative than the individual.

That's the power of community. That's the power of .com unity.

Welcome to LeimertParkBeat.com. Welcome to Leimert Park.


Benefits of Membership

By joining LeimertParkBeat.com, you are saying you are proud of this community. By becoming a member of LeimertParkBeat.com, you create a profile page where you can tell the community about you and the things you do. You can post events, blog posts, videos and photos that the community find useful. Many will be featured on the front page of LeimertParkBeat.com.

While you share the news with thousands, you can also invite like-minded citizens and residents to show their support for our community.

The goal of the people who join LeimertParkBeat.com is to start a conversation, create an online community, that will benefit the offline community of Leimert Park. If that works out, everyone will benefit.

 

Leimert Park Beat is the news and social network for Leimert Park and the surrounding neighborhoods. Stay informed. Join now!

 

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Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine is named ‘Harriet’

And the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s tunnel boring machine’s name is….Harriet, as in Harriet Tubman, the former slave and key player in the so-called underground railroad that helped slaves escape the south for the north. The name was revealed at a news event this morning at the the sits where the TBM will eventually be lowered into the ground on the southeast corner of Exposition and Crenshaw boulevards.The TBM will be used to excavate the…See More
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35th Annual Black Doll Show - Closing Event at William Grant Still Arts Center

February 13, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
Closing Panel and PerformancePart of 35th Annual Black Doll Show – Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the TrenchesPanel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame”Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pmJoin the William…See More
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"Landing in Love - the Art of the Breakup" by Aba Arthur

Please mark your calendar and save the date for a very special event. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Aba Arthur, will present her one-woman play, "Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup".

Aba Arthur is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She immigrated to the United States as a child and began a career in the Arts. Aba is a trained Actor and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Performing Arts, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University…

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"Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup" by Aba Arthur at Institute of Musical Arts

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Please mark your calendar and save the date for a very special event. On Saturday, February 20, 2016, Aba Arthur, will present her one-woman play, "Landing in Love - The Art of the Breakup".Aba Arthur is a native of Ghana, West Africa. She immigrated to the United States as a child and began a career in the Arts. Aba is a trained Actor and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in the Performing Arts, along with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Colorado-Boulder. Her…See More
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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS -- Black Women age 18+, Leimert Park Area at Leimert Park (full address given to registered participants)

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Sisters of Sakhu: Does Dream Work Affect Black Women's Mental Well-Being?Participate in this first-of-its-kind 8-week crowdfunded research project with other women of African descent, to determine if working with our dreams (deeply examining the symbols, themes, and emotional tone of those images and scenarios that come to us when we are asleep) has an effect on…See More
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