Love on San Pedro: A Photographic Journey From Skid Row to the Stage

KCET: Cornerstone Theater Company’s “Love On San Pedro” is a collaboration with the community of Skid Row, Downtown Los Angeles. Inspired by the stories of hundreds of Skid Row residents, playwright James McManus’ new work sheds light on a neighborhood where homelessness and poverty are the norm, but a spirit of creativity, activism and determination thrives. Starring both professional actors and over 20 community members, the play is being presented November 7-24 at Los Angeles Mission, in the heart of Skid Row .

Putting the FAB in Pre-Fab on Skid Row

From Zev’s Blog (Zev Yaroslavsky, LA County Supervisor 1994-2014): Over the past five years, architect Michael Maltzan’s two projects for the non-profit Skid Row Housing Trust—the Rainbow Apartments and the New Carver Apartments, next to the 10 Freeway at Hope Street—have pushed the envelope of what it means to create shelter while fostering a healing sense of community.

Heath Helps the Homeless

C Magazine: Longing to replace your tired tableware with some new Heath, but aren’t sure what to do with what’s currently in your cupboard? In a few days, you’ll be able to buy pieces from the classic California ceramic company (at a discount!) and help Southern Californians in need.