Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)

Founded in 1985, LAPD is made up of people who make art and live and work in Skid Row...

WALK THE TALK

Performance, visual art and community conversations. It's an epic history of Skid Row!...

Festival for All Skid Row Artists

LAPD's yearly arts festival at Gladys Park in Skid Row...

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May 28, 2016: Walk The Talk, Los Angeles Poverty Department’s bi-annual parade / performance.
The parade starts at noon at the corner of E. 6th Street and Stanford Avenue, (zip 90021).
Download the Walk The Talk newsletter here for more information about the honorees and parade route.

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