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How well do you know your city? We're not just talking about being able to navigate through your neighborhood without using google maps or knowing where the best restaurants are located - these things are important, but cities offer so much more! This podcast explores the "so much more." Join us as we talk to some really interesting and cool people doing good work in the fields of policy, advocacy, community development and more. Our goal is to highlight all of the amazing work that's happening in cities across various regions and to celebrate the leaders that are making it happen.

How well do you know your city? We're not just talking about being able to navigate through your neighborhood without using google maps or knowing where the best restaurants are located - these things are important, but cities offer so much more! This podcast explores the "so much more." Join us as we talk to some really interesting and cool people doing good work in the fields of policy, advocacy, community development and more. Our goal is to highlight all of the amazing work that's happening in cities across various regions and to celebrate the leaders that are making it happen.
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How well do you know your city? We're not just talking about being able to navigate through your neighborhood without using google maps or knowing where the best restaurants are located - these things are important, but cities offer so much more! This podcast explores the "so much more." Join us as we talk to some really interesting and cool people doing good work in the fields of policy, advocacy, community development and more. Our goal is to highlight all of the amazing work that's happening in cities across various regions and to celebrate the leaders that are making it happen.

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Episodes

08 - Maria Cabildo: The Planning of East LA, Building Community and Creating Leaders.

5/18/2018
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Maria Cabildo, the "Patron Saint of Boyle Heights," joins us to discuss how she first learned about Urban Planning, her experiences in founding the East LA Community Corporation, and how she raised $5k to bring Cesar Chavez to Columbia University.

Duration:00:37:12

07 - Jacqueline Waggoner: Homelessness, Capital, and Reminding Angelenos About Their Beaches.

3/22/2018
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Jacqueline Waggoner, VP and Market Leader for the Southern California Market of Enterprise Community Partners, joins us to discuss how Los Angeles can (and will) end homelessness, why communities of color need access to capital, the privilege of housing, and the weird fact that Angelenos rarely go to their beaches.

Duration:00:23:35

06 - Linda Griego: LA's Uprising, Women in Politics and Equitable Economic Development

1/4/2018
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Linda Griego joins us to talk about her experiences in helping rebuild Los Angeles after the 1992 LA Uprising, being the first woman to run for Mayor of Los Angeles, and shares with us some of the most important lessons she learned about civic engagement and urban planning from her childhood in New Mexico.

Duration:00:32:54

05 - Clare Fox: The Good Food Movement, Our Precarious Food System, and Racism in Food

12/18/2017
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Clare Fox, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, joins us to talk about how we're a couple of catastrophe's away from starving, how race and food are connected, and why the food justice movement is hitting amazing strides. Also, this episode includes a special intro for LURN's end-of-year donor drive. If you want to support our work, please visit: lurnetwork.org/lurn-donate/ Music for this segment, courtesy of: "Samba Isobel" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed...

Duration:00:32:54

01 - Maria Elena Durazo

10/12/2017
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On this episode of KNOW YOUR CITY, we talk to Maria Elena Durazo! Join us as we learn more about what inspired Maria to become the leader she is today and how she thinks we need to develop the leaders of tomorrow.

Duration:00:34:14

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