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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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12/06/2010: building and construction

12/06/2010: Pixel This!

Hear in the City arts, music, and film commentator Jesse Lerner takes us to Venice to visit Gerry Fialka, founder of Pixel This! an independent film festival in Venice, California that is celebrating its 20th anniversary of featuring work made … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Murals and graffiti-what is public art?

Each year, 34 million tax dollars go toward eradicating graffitti. Hear in the City Producer, Luis Sierra Campos, talks to artists and organizers of a new show opening at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice this weekend … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

UCLA Labor & Occupational Safety and Hazards Program

According to U.S bureau of labor statistics, the number of people employed in construction has dropped from 11 million in 2007 to 9 million today. Of those 9 million construction workers, nearly 2 million are self-employed, meaning they are not … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

The housing and building bubble has burst, Hear in the City visits two organizations that are working to make the construction workforce more diverse, more dynamic, and more equitable. Hear in the City airs every Monday at 2pm Pacific Standard … Continue reading

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