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We grieve the loss of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, who were murdered in Atlanta on March 16. To the families and communities of Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Ashley Yaun Gonzalez, Paul Andre Michels, Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, and…
Las Mujeres que Documentan la Vida en el Vecindario de Boyle Heights durante COVID
The Women Documenting Neighborhood Life in Boyle Heights during COVID
For the 21st year of the program, 21 new pairs were awarded
In light of this year’s movements responding to over-policing and the global conversation on how we can dismantle white supremacy in all our institutions, the Alliance for California Traditional Arts calls on our supporters and constituents to support campaigns that reallocate funding to basic human needs…
With Uzo Nwankpa and Rhodessa Jones
December 1, 2020

Resilience in Motion

Moving the Traditional Arts Online
We are excited to welcome Nestor Guerrero to the ACTA team as the Sounds of California Archives and Media Intern based in Los Angeles! Nestor will be working with our LA team on our Sounds of California: Boyle Heights program, assisting…
Una serie de preguntas y respuestas con las artistas becarias de ACTA Luz Marlene Cordero y Dalila Mendez
A Q+A with ACTA Artist Fellows Luz Marlene Cordero and Dalila Mendez
June 29, 2020

We Make it Our Own

A conversation on Drag and Community with the Imperial Court of Los Angeles and Hollywood
Storytelling with Kumu Hula Patrick Makuakāne