Category Archives: gender

for our mothers

In honor of Mothers’ Day, two stories of motherhood during difficult times. Our first audio postcard comes from students at The HeArt Project: a wonderfully talented group of teen moms who are finishing their high school degrees at a small … Continue reading

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eastside arts and 30 years of HIV/AIDS: 6/21/2011

Today we on Hear in the City, we visit two historic arts institutions on the east side of the Los Angeles River, and we sit in on a special session of The Infection Monologues, a theatrical celebration of life and love … Continue reading

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03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

LAUSD School Number 13

Hear in the  City visits the construction site of LAUSD School Number 13, to learn more about the New School Construction Program, was approved by voters in 2007.  We talk with a young engineer at the site about the new … Continue reading

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2/14/2011: about love

Humans have written about, talked about, sang about broken hearts and first loves and all the clichés that go with them, through the ages. But, we do not so often hear about the moment of awakening that comes with a … Continue reading

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2/07/2011: it’s the year of the Rabbit

Maya Goded

This past Saturday evening, Mexican photographer Maya Goded inaugurated a solo exhibition called Las Olvidadas at the California Museum of Photography in Riverside. Goded is a documentarian associated with the Magnum cooperative and known for her work in marginalized and … Continue reading

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1/31/2011: the national homeless count from Covina, CA

Community redevelopment and homeless services in Covina

46,800 people live in this small city in the San Gabriel Valley, two dozen of them without permanent housing. That may not seem like a lot, especially by Los Angeles County standards, but what may make Covina unique is that … Continue reading

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1/31/2011: the national homeless count from Covina, CA

On this week’s show, we ride along with volunteers on part of the National Homeless Count from the City of Covina in the San Gabriel Valley. We also find out why  the community redevelopment agency in Covina is working to … Continue reading

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1/10/2011: PTSD and “Macho Like Me”

On this week’s show we visit with a psychologist who is committed to providing access to services for traumatized soldiers returning from Afghanistan, and we preview a new one-woman about switching gender in search of a greater understanding of the … Continue reading

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1/10/2011: PTSD and “Macho Like Me”

Helie Lee: Macho Like Me

Los Angeles author Helie Lee is 1.5 generation Korean American. Several years ago, Helie spent two harrowing years in China and in Seoul planning to help her family defect from North Korea. Helie’s latest undertaking is a one-woman performance that … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Construction jobs for women

Construction work is one of those professions that is the distinct domain of men in most places in the world. Hear in the City producer Luis Sierra Campos visited a workshop where 19 women of from the ages of 18 … Continue reading

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