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Public Matters is seeking Fellows for its Urban Futures Lab Program. The Lab is a two-year paid fellowship training and mentorship program geared towards young adults of color ages 18-26 from under-resourced communities in Los Angeles County. The Lab is part on the job training,...

A small selection of images of Urban Futures Lab Fellows Andy Alvarez, Chris Barahona, Shirley Ramirez, and Omar Vargas during the fellowship – participating in learning modules, facilitating Supper Clubs, and and leading project-based work for Greetings from East L.A., Hidden Hi Fi, Pedal2Parks, and...

August, September and October were busy months for our second round of Vision Zero LA activations along Temple Street. The Slow Jams criss-crossed the corridor, drawing particular attention to the traffic safety conditions at local schools. Community conversations highlighted the concerns of parents, students, teachers...

Many thanks to all who submitted materials. We are no longer accepting applications. ***** Program Coordinator (Part-time) Los Angeles, CA July 31, 2018   Overview Public Matters is seeking a part-time, Program Coordinator. We are looking for someone who wants to infuse creativity into equity-driven civic engagement projects, while supporting the growth...

At the 38th Annual Lotus Festival, we launched a second round of Vision Zero LA activations with Temple Street Slow Jams (version 2.0). The project is back for another round of partnerships, participatory spectacles, and installations that communicate the message of “slow” to those moving...