Welcome to

Promise Zone Arts

A multi-neighborhood
cultural asset mapping
and activation initiative
Illuminating the
rich tapestry of cultures
in Los Angeles

A Cultural Asset Mapping Initiative in the Los Angeles Promise Zone


Promise Zone Arts (PZA) is a cultural asset mapping and activation initiative administered by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) that gives Los Angeles Promise Zone residents a participatory platform to spotlight the artists, sites, cultural practices, and tradition bearers that they deem significant, illuminating the rich cultural tapestry that makes the Promise Zone communities thrive.

What is a Cultural Treasure?


Individuals who are culture bearers or experts in the practice of a cultural tradition


Organizations that do work/conduct activities that are important to your culture or give you a sense of community


Events or activities where your culture is celebrated that are important to the community


Places that offer your favorite food, music, or other cultural items, or where important events take place


Total Number of Questionnaires Collected So Far


Total Number of Unique Cultural Treasures Nominated


Neighborhoods Represented in PZA

Submit your LA Promise Zone Cultural Treasure today.


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