Photo by Rudy Espinoza

Sidewalk Stimulus

Cities thrive when sidewalks are public spaces for neighbors to gather and engage in activities. Los Angeles street vendors are an integral weaver of the fabric of city life. Sidewalk sales bring together neighborhood residents in communities that lack access to food or goods.

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How Can We Sustain Los Angeles?

Los Angeles’ economy is operating at an unsafe level for people and the planet.

Photo by Dave Dugdale

The Tipping Point

One out of four restaurant workers in Los Angeles lives in poverty. We are at a tipping point to raise the minimum wage. Let’s not exempt tipped workers.

Photo by Dina Cendano

Beyond the ‘Second Shift’: Mothers in Service Jobs Work a Third

Working mothers are a floating and flexible workforce, always on call, without any control over their jobs or their hours.