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Writing by Public Matters Fellow Xochilt Sanchez Equity Summit hosted by PolicyLink took place Wednesday Oct.28 and Thursday Oct.29 in downtown Los Angeles. The Westin Bonaventure was flooded with hundreds of representatives of progressive organizations and agencies from across the country. The conference began with the...

You can now get Hidden Hi Fi postcards that help support economic growth and jobs for young adults in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown neighborhood. Postcard packs contains 6 unique images, showcasing the places and people of Historic Filipinotown. Your friends, neighbors, distant relatives will all love...

Writing by Public Matters Fellow Xochilt Sanchez On October 27, 2015 Public Matters, in collaboration with our Hidden Hi Fi partner, the Pilipino’s Workers Center (PWC), and PolicyLink, co-hosted the Arts, Culture and Equitable Development Institute—a pre-conference session for PolicyLink’s 2015 Equity Summit. The day was...

The PWC Jeepney. An orange wonder on wheels. We’re excited that it’s getting a well-deserved place in the spotlight, courtesy of the awesome folks at KCET’s SoCal Connected. The piece profiles the Pilipino Workers’ Center‘s Jeepney Tours in Historic Filipinotown, which was launched way back in 2009...

World Food Day. What it’s all about: drawing attention to eradicating hunger and poverty, providing food security and nutrition, improving livelihoods, managing natural resources, protecting the environment, and achieving sustainable development, particularly in rural areas. Public Matters has been doing World Food Day everyday since it started...

Public Matters just added another book to its bookshelf – Todd Presner, David Shepard, and Yoh Kawano’s HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities. Not just another urban planning tome from another elite East Coast university (the book is available from Harvard University Press), this book...