a creative studio for civic engagement

a creative studio for civic engagement

a creative studio for civic engagement

a creative studio for civic engagement

Who We Are

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Public Matters is a creative studio for civic engagement. An award-winning, Los Angeles-based social enterprise.

We are a cross-disciplinary, multigenerational and culturally diverse group: artists, educators, designers, facilitators, public engagement specialists, and media production professionals committed to equity, engaged in collaborative creative acts for public good.

 

Our team is fluent across cultural contexts, languages, media, disciplines, and sectors.

What We Do

Public Matters addresses the trust gap between institutions & agencies and historically marginalized neighborhoods & communities.

We advise our clients on proactive education and engagement strategies that transform the culture, practice, and experience of civic participation in communities of color.

PREPARING LA’S NEXT GENERATION OF CREATIVE COMMUNITY PROBLEM SOLVERS + CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE

Urban Futures Lab is a two-year fellowship training and employment program for young adults (18-26) from low-income LA communities of color.

It is an evolution of our work with youth and young adults – a response to the scarcity of meaningful opportunities for young adults in the communities where we work.

Updates

  • Creative Civic Engagement Associate (Part-time // 24 hrs/week) Los Angeles, CA August 18, 2021 Public Matters is seeking a part-time, Creative Civic Engagement Associate. We are looking for an inspired, vibrant individual, who relishes engagement, leadership development, and intersectional approaches to community-based work. You will......

  • Manager of Civic Imagination (32-40 hrs/wk) Los Angeles, CA August 18, 2021 Public Matters is seeking a Manager of Civic Imagination. We are looking for an experienced programs manager, looking to infuse creativity and intersectional practices into equity-driven civic engagement projects. You will be an......