The Downtown Women's Center is the only facility exclusively for homeless women downtown, and women are the fastest growing segment of homeless. So, the DWC got to work, and Friday unveils its new home - the Annenberg Foundation Downtown Women's Center Wallis House, named for lead donor Wallis Annenberg. Off-Ramp host John Rabe met the DWC's CEO, Lisa Watson, in the shiny new kitchen.
Last month, Off-Ramp's Kevin Ferguson visited with Laurel Holliday, mother of three, who was fighting to keep her modified house out of foreclosure. This week, we follow up with Laurel, see how she's doing, and what her plans are for the future, if any. Video of Laurel, produced by KPCC's Cecile Gregoriades.
John Doe, an icon of the LA punk scene, joins us to play songs from his new album, and to talk about a new memoir about the old days ... If you’ve been called for jury duty in downtown LA, there’s a good chance you went to the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. But who was Clara Shortridge Foltz? ... You've seen the AIDS Healthcare Foundation billboards: they’re outrageous, memorable, and very effective. We talk with the man behind AHF’s often controversial outdoor ad campaigns.
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