04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Environmental Essay

 

Host Sara Harris shares her point of view on recent responses from government and industry to environmental disasters.

Teacher Educational Program at UCLA

Continuing our Education in Crisis series, Hear in the City visits an innovative graduate program UCLA IMPACT: Urban Teacher Residency, to talk with Dr. Annamarie Francois.  She sees a new movement of teacher apprenticeship as one solution to the problem of looming increases in class size.

 

Ciclavia 2011

Luis Sierra Campos meets up with the community outreach coordinator for Ciclavia, happening this Sunday, when the city will make seven miles of roads automobile-free for an afternoon, open only to cyclists, pedestrians, and other people moving on their own natural power. Los Angeles’s Ciclavia is part of the international Ciclovía movement that began in the city of Bogotá Colombia in 1980 as a celebration and protest of traffic stress and car culture.

 

Malick Sidibé

 

Hear in the City arts editor, Jesse Lerner, heads over to M and B Arts Gallery in West Hollywood, where an exhibit featuring the work of famed Malian photographer Malik Sidibé is on display through until the end of the week.

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