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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Catherine Gudis Based in Los Angeles’s Skid Row and comprised largely of the area’s formerly homeless, the Los Angeles Poverty Department creates performances from the writings, stories, and experiences of its participants. The mission of LAPD (yes, their acronym is purposeful) is to illuminate the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... community activism and advocacy for the homeless together with Berkeley Catholic Workers, eventually resulting in a café inside of Berkeley’s People’s Park in 1989, providing rationale for Scheper-Hughes’s own well-known applied anthropology and activism, which has made her famous as one of today’s leading...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... section of the river, which runs through San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, the Native American settlement of Agua Mansa, the exploration of de Anza, and the current landscape of homeless residents in an emerging post-industrial landscape. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The stories here are from Shoked as he comes to interpret and interact with the cyclist of LA. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 day laborer center bicycles homelessness men DTLA work research studios mobility noam shoked Hanging Out with Cyclists Editor s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... East Bay Albany homelessness landfill dogs dogwalking birdwatching nature nature preservation environmentalists The Albany Bulb, looking northwest. Photograph by Robin Lasser. susan moffat The Battle of the Bulb Nature, culture and art at a San Francisco Bay landfill O n a misty afternoon...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... find work less than amonth after coming to America in order to keep our family from becoming homeless. Working in the nail shop was the best fit because she was not required to know English and she knew family friends who owned Nail Tyme. She liked working in the nail shop because the tips helped her...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... things, again what I reckon as truth, cannot be trans- lated But if with your other work you re connecting the past to present issues, aiming to provoke and move readers to action, you re addressing enormous themes: homelessness, temporality, contingency, justice, love, victimization, and humanness...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... urbanities. Davis s City of Quartz presaged a bleak future that stemmed from surrounding trauma at the time from Rodney King and the 1992 LA Uprising to the 1994 Northridge earth- quake; from Blade Runner to ballooning homelessness and Reaganomics. The LA School was dominated by planners and geographers with...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... homeless person noticed the captive audience and began singing her own tune before a nervous stagehand awkwardly ushered her away to receive her own headset. And, of course, the inversion of who is watch- ing and who is being watched cannot go unstated: as much as we privileged theatergoers invaded this...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-Euclidean perimeter. You criticized me for antidemocratic designs, but what is this And of course, it was clever integration of the elitist concert hall with space for local kids to play and homeless people to relax. It invited rather than excluded residents from the poor Latino neighborhoods like Witmer...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2016
... for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.1. BOOM | SUMMER 2016 1 several pieces from his acclaimed series Landscapes for the Homeless...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
... give their word to nonviolence At the same time, she says, We try to close the circle around them. In that circle are family support, community support, mentor support, job support, friendships, and a safe environment in which to live About a third of the kids in the school are currently homeless or...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 June 2016
... | SUMMER 2016 5 to stay out of prison, and so the prison-to-Skid Row pipeline or other homeless situations become the fate of many for- mer prisoners. Increasingly, we want a kind of justice that feels more like fairness and less like primitive forms of vengeance, except for when we don t when we hope a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are so far going unmet is the exploding rate of homelessness across the state. Any systemic change will take time, but the problems many thousands of Californians face is immediate. Help, if you can: serve food, sort donations, gather information, hand out toiletries, sup- port efforts to find...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Chantal Bacon opened a Moon Juice in Silver Lake, a handful of homeless residents were living on the sidewalk below her business. By the time it was profiled in VogueBetter Skin, Better Sleep, Better Sexat least three dozen people had erected temporary housing there, cooking their meals over camp stoves...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are already sheltering increasing numbers of homeless men and women. Or perhaps they ll be highly efficient speedways for autonomous cars, traveling at hundreds of miles per hour, mere inches apart. Maybe they ll be adapted to do more for us than just provide a direct route from here to there. By...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... boulevards and freeways, books and art, immigration and homelessness. Thinking about the built environment is never just thinking about the built environment. Hawthorne calls his big project The Third Los Angeles It s what the changing city is becoming. And it s what comes next if we can make it so. Like...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... fellowship and to connect with one another around service projects. Toward that end, several members of Holy Spirit launched a program to provide laundry services once a month to homeless people and the working poor. Their initiative is part of a national nonprofit Laundry Love movement that many religious...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... series of forums about Islam at Mariners and at a mosque in Mission Viejo. Mariners then partnered with mosque members to feed the homeless in downtown Santa Ana. When the pastor of Templo Calvario, a Spanish-language megachurch in Santa Ana, asked Laurie Beshore if she and Kenton would consider joining...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... largest homeless population for veterans in the country. So the question as an artist was how to bring awareness to that, and Strawberry Flag was the answer. What we learned in the time it took to make that artwork became a lawsuit. I realized that there was no nonprofit out there that pro- tects veterans...