LA2050

Metric

Measures of cultural and global economic influence (“soft power”) create
This is one of our Dream Metrics, metrics we’d love to measure but don’t have data for.
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Street
Economic Impact of LA Street Vendors

Have you been following the #LAStreetVendors movement? According to the East LA Community Corporation's (ELACC) report, Sidewalk Stimulus, LA street vendors support more than 5,000 jobs in LA.

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Lead large
Immigrants & Entrepreneurship

Did you know? Immigrant workers are an entrepreneurial force - they are more likely to be self-employed than US-born workers AND more likely to be employed in general. Check out the Pew Research Center report to learn more!

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Kcrw
What Does Your LA Sound Like?

SoundsLA is KCRW’s ongoing series of audio postcards that start with a sound found in and around Los Angeles.

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Geohub
We <3 Open Data

The City of Los Angeles launched a new public platform for exploring, visualizing, and downloading location-based open data.

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Get Inspired with 101 Small Ways to Improve LA

Want to make a difference in your community? Check out this amazing list of 101 small ways you can improve LA and take action now!

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20ways
20 Ways to Fix LA

LA has lots of challenges in need of solutions, and we enjoyed LA Weekly's article breaking down 20 ways to fix Los Angeles.

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Platform radicaloptimism howwemake 1022
Open Call for Radical Optimism Event Ideas

Radical Optimism is a conversation series seeking to understand how creative and innovative voices navigate our changing city. Last year, this series tackled our local food culture, manufacturing, density, and more. Now they're ramping up for 2018 and want to hear from you!

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