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MOCA Community Day
MOCA Community Day

MOCA Community Day

All Ages

MOCA joins forces with community partners My Friend’s Place, Midnight Mission, Downtown Women’s Center, Skid Row Housing Trust, OBEY GIANT, MADWORKSHOP, and KCRW for a day of service, discussion, and creative activation around LA’s homelessness crisis. How can LA’s creative communities be changemakers in this arena and what can these communities teach us about their experiences? This daylong event hopes to create a larger, more inclusive conversation around the issue by offering and encouraging meaningful action that will create a safer and healthier city for all. Please visit moca.org/news/communityday for a full schedule.

Schedule:
11am
Activities on the plaza, music, food trucks

12pm
Panel I: Art As Transformation
June Cigar, Artist
Shepard Fairey, Artist
Penney Manning, DWC Artisan
Dominique Moody, Artist
Moderator: Heather Carmichael, Executive Director of My Friend's Place

1:30pm
Urban Voices performance

2pm
Panel II: Envisioning a Different Framework
Michael Arnold, President and CEO of Midnight Mission
Sofia Borges, Director of MADWORKSHOP
Betty Chinn, Activist
Gregory Kloehn, Artist and Activist
Moderator: Saul Gonzalez, Reporter at KCRW

3:30pm
Street Symphony performance

Accepting donations of white tube socks, benefiting our partner organizations.

Available seating to the panels is on a first come, first served basis. 

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