Creative strategies for civic engagement

Creative strategies for civic engagement

Creative strategies for civic engagement

Creative strategies for civic engagement

Creative strategies for civic engagement

Creative strategies for civic engagement

Who We Are

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Public Matters is a Los Angeles-based, award-winning social enterprise.

We design and implement long-term, place-based, socially engaged art, media, education, and civic engagement projects that advance social change. Our team—made up of artists, educators, media professionals, cultural planners and Fellows—works on projects across disciplinary boundaries to build social, creative, economic, and civic capital in communities.

What We Do

Public Matters connects people to their neighborhoods; cultivates shared ownership of place; builds capacity to shape communities.

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

  • On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the Fellows hosted their seventh Urban Futures Lab Supper Club with special guests DMA, President of Planet DMA, and McCrae A. Parker, Technology and Social Equity Strategist at McP & Associates Consulting. This dinner was a culmination of Module 4,......

  • Educator Innovator writer Natalie Orenstein checks out Greetings from East LA for the Educator Innovator blog. >> Read Natalie’s piece here.  ...