Los Angeles is known for the glitz and glamor of Hollywood and the famous names that roam our streets.
But it’s no secret L.A. is populated by ordinary individuals doing extraordinary things.
As a result, the California Community Foundation has commissioned a photo exhibit that showcases some of those individual.
It’s called Portraits of Compassion and it features 30 of L.A.’s “unsung heroes”.
The exhibit runs until April 4th at the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
Noé Montes, lead photographer of the project, and Maria Sipin, one of the unsung heroes spoke to host A Martinez about the exhibit.
While Montes is the lead photographer of the exhibit, the wasn't only storyteller a part of this project. Play the video below to see Montes and some of the other photographers talk about Portraits of Compassion:
To see photos of the heroes and learn more about them, click here.
To hear the full interview, click the blue play button above.