Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

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

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

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

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

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

Cross Campus

Why can’t LA keep its tech and engineering grads?

Silicon Valley is the nation’s undisputed tech innovation leader. And other cities from New York to Seattle are nipping at its heels. Los Angeles has been working to cultivate its own homegrown tech hub in the form of Silicon Beach, an area that encompasses Culver City to Santa Monica that has seen an explosion of  new startups and venture capital activities. More

The Crawford Family Forum

Community Cinema: 'Limited Partnership'

Long before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple challenged the U.S. government for the right to marry — in the mid 1970s. More

KPCCRadio (via YouTube)

The Crawford Family Forum

LACMA at 50: A conversation with Michael Govan and The Frame's John Horn

Since its opening in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has become the largest art museum in the western United States. Its mission as an encyclopedic museum is supported by a collection of more than 120,000 artworks and objects that span the history of art. More