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Indigenous Pride LA

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Gabriela Leon and Teri Jay founded Indigenous Pride LA when they realized that current LGBTQ Pride festivals were not representing the experiences and identities of indigenous two spirit people. They...

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COFECA and Central American Independence Parade and Festival

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Central American Federation (COFECA, based on Spanish language acronym) was formed in 1983 as a form of protest against U.S. intervention in Central America. While the wars continued in...

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Cane Carevski and SoCal Folk Fest

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Cane Carevski is Macedonian folk dancer and teacher of youth and adults.  He was born in Macedonia and immigrated to the U.S. as a child. He is passionate about folk...

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Thai New Years Festival

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Following the 1992 civil unrest, Chanchanit Martorell noticed the disinvestment in the Thai community of East Hollywood. She wanted to ensure that Thai people were seen and provided with opportunities...

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Los Angeles Korean Festival

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] The Los Angeles Korean Festival is a four-day celebration of Korean food, shopping, performance, and heritage that takes place in Koreatown’s Seoul International Park annually. Going into its 44th year,...

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Sunday Jump

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="128px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] History [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Every community needs a space to come together and process the issues impacting them through discussion and self-expression. Eddy M. Gana Jr. and Stephanie Sajor are spoken word artists, community...

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