The art around the community has a different background and story and that reflects the community because it is all different and unique. Having more art around the community brings out the color and beauty that somewhat hides. #thepromise #LAPZethnographers
This community college brings in students from different communities throughout Los Angeles in order to achieve and experience the East Hollywood community. This means that not only people are getting an education, but they can also learn something about the community since they come from a different area.
These were a couple of art works that really caught my attention when i was walking around surveying the community. The one on the top really speaks to me because in this time of crisis we are all supposed to be united. Where there is so much gun violence and terrorism, this isn’t the time to be against each other but to be with one another.
"This made me realize that many people living on the streets have nowhere else to go and are on the constant move. This is also because neighbors are not willing to offer some sort of help and they are forced to move. Homelessness is a huge problem that cannot be ignored. Nelson Mandela once said, “Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings.”