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Love in a Cemetery Presents "Peace Platica"

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Love in a Cemetery Presents "Peace Platica"
Curated by: Robert Sain

111 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
February 24th, 2010 - February 24th, 2010
Opening: February 24th, 2010 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.ncdemocracy.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
EMAIL:  
info@ncdemocracy.org
PHONE:  
213.830.1880
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Fri 10 AM - 12 PM (educators & youth groups only) 1 PM - 4 PM (general public)
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
18th Street Arts Center
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Otis College of Art and Design
TAGS:  
mixed-media, installation

DESCRIPTION

18th Streets Arts center is hosting at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, “Peace Platica”.

This roundtable focuses on organizations and programs working with gang intervention programs, at-risk youth and issues related to the issue of education vs. incarceration. The current case of Alex Sanchez and the two related legislative bills key to youth and gang intervention workers for the state of California will also be discussed. Invited to attend is Tom Hayden with intergenerational gang intervention workers Fidel Rodriguez, Mike de la Rocha, former and current gang members, and invited, author Luis Rodriguez, and Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries. This conversation will expand upon the work of Homies Unidos and We Are Alex campaign. Hosted by artists: Felicia Montes and Rodrigo Marti