Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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Pulling back the blue curtain: When should we have access to police records?

Ferguson…Baltimore…North Charleston…Los Angeles – sites of police shootings that point to the tension between accountability and privacy. Public access to records – especially those of law enforcement – is an increasing source of questions and conflict between citizens and government agencies. More

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Planetary Radio Live: New Horizons' date with Pluto

After sailing across the solar system for over nine years, on July 14th NASA’s New Horizons will finally have its close encounter with Pluto. More

California Plaza


NYC-based Lyricist Lounge curates their first West Coast evening of socially conscious rap and hip hop. Pacifica Radio’s on-the-ground coverage of the 1965 events will serve as source material for select musical compositions. Before the show, join KPCC for "downSTAGE with Take Two” at 7:30 for a conversation with KPCC’s A Martinez and special guests. More

El Portal Theatre

How will LA's wage hike affect its workers and businesses?

Not even the current state of Hollywood’s film business can match the drama of the minimum wage debate in Los Angeles. More

Courtesy Henry Marsh

The Crawford Family Forum

International Olympic Day celebration

Come celebrate International Olympic Day with KPCC by joining four of America’s Olympians to discuss the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. More

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Los Angeles Theatre Center, Theater 1

Streets and Beats: 5 things cops and their communities can learn from each other

A Collaboration of 89.3 KPCC and NPR Presents More

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Renberg Theatre, Los Angeles LGBT Center

How can we improve transgender people's access to health care?

The doctor won’t see you now… More

Open Road Films (via YouTube)

Cinemark Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza 15 + XTREME

'Dope' director on his love for Inglewood and John Hughes films

KPCC & The Frame invite you to an advance screening of “Dope,” the indie hit from this year's Sundance Film Festival. “Dope,” which has been described as “Nerds In the ‘Hood,” follows high-school senior Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Jib (Tony Revolori) and Diggy (Kiersey Clemons), who bond over '90s hip-hop culture, their studies and the music they play in their punk band. More

The Queen Mary

Are LA’s ports falling behind?

Thanks to its 840 miles of coastline, California is home to a massive shipping industry. Here in Los Angeles, the city is home to the nation’s busiest container port, and barring any more strikes, it will likely remain that way. More

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Lost in translation: The search for quality diverse books for kids

“¡Léales a sus niños!” “Read to your kids!” That's the mantra parents hear more and more often. With educators and researchers urging us to read with our children, and then read some more, there is increasing demand in the United States for children's books in languages other than English. More