Past Crawford Family Forum Events

The Broad

The Future of downtown Los Angeles (#AT30)

The revitalization of Downtown Los Angeles has been a long time in the making. Just a decade ago, it wouldn’t be a stretch to describe the titular center of the city as a ghost town – a place where office bees spent 8 hours a day and then quickly hightailed home. More

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Mohn Broadcast Center

Unheard LA: Step up to the KPCC mic

If you had 30 minutes in front of our mic, what would you talk about? More

The Milken Institute

Building a 21st century workforce and market – what’s the solution? (#affordableCA)

Let’s ask a few questions: Do you need a job? Or want a better one? Or can’t find qualified employees for your business? More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

Arts Integration: a boundary breaker in teaching the Common Core

Science students mix vinegar and water to create fog for a spin-off production of "Macbeth…” More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

LA84 Foundation

1984 to 2024: Lessons learned from the last Olympics

It has been said that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. If the 2024 Summer Olympics are awarded to Los Angeles, repeating history wouldn’t be such a bad idea. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

An Off-Ramp Halloween: Classic tales of horror to chill your marrow

We all know Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” and his other chilling horror stories. But there were many chill-maestros who came before and after Poe, but are now overshadowed by his genius and renown. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

Milken Institute

Staying afloat during the drought: Using technology to reshape our relationship to water

Researchers tell us Californians need to get used to drought. Climate models predict the state will become considerably hotter and drier in the future as greenhouse gas emissions continue to accumulate in our atmosphere. More

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Angel City Brewery & Public House

Unknown LA: Navigating ‘LAtitudes, An Angeleno’s Atlas’

Maneuvering L.A.’s complicated history and many layers can prove as difficult as navigating its traffic. In the new book “Latitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas,” a diverse group of contributors provide new insights into the complexities of the City of Angels—past and present—through lyrical essays and innovative maps. More

Winifred Smith Hall

The future of speech and ‘microaggressions’ on college campuses (#AT30)

The University of California has come under fire this summer for a series of workshops for deans and department heads on so-called microaggressions -- "slights, snubs or insults...that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target people based solely on their marginalized group membership," according to a University memo. More

Glenn Hartong

The Crawford Family Forum

Can a school save a community? A screening of 'OYLER' with Kai Ryssdal

By one measure, more than half of children in public schools today come from low-income families. The new documentary OYLER explores one school’s radical approach to helping more of those kids succeed, by combining academic, health, and social services under one roof. More