Boyle Heights, Gentrification and Beyond

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UCLA Luskin professors Abel Valenzuela and Eric Avila join Urban Planning alumna Cecilia Estolano and others in a discussion of the current state of Boyle Heights as a microcosm of gentrification and related issues in Los Angeles.

Gentrification and Its Discontents

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In-depth discussion about gentrification, displacement and sustainable community in Boyle Heights and Los Angeles-at-large.

The Folklore of the Freeway

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Join Professor Eric Avila for drinks & discussion on the freeway revolt and how urban minority communities have used cultural expression to reclaim their place after they were divided by the interstate highway.

Eric Avila

Eric Avila’s research interests include (1) History: 20th century,…