Angelenos are staying safer-at-home, but they're just as busy learning new skills, staying active, discovering books and online videos, and starting new projects. Plan your week ahead with some of the exciting virtual events you can join with our CicLAvia partners and other LA based organizations!
Week of August 10-16
California African American Museum
What: In Conversation: Isabel Wilkerson and Jacqueline Woodson
When: Monday, August 10 from 5–6:30pm PDT
Listen to a conversation about Isabel Wilkerson's latest book, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. RSVP here.
What: AARP Soul Steppers Walking Group
When: Tuesday, August 11 from 6–7am PDT
Join AARP Los Angeles Soul Steppers for the opportunity to continue a routine of healthy and active living by joining their live feed. Register here.
KCRW andGood Food
What: The Good Food Potluck
When: August 14–19
Good Food is hosting a virtual potluck, and you're invited to join. Now is your chance to share your favorite childhood dish or the new go to recipe you discovered while staying Safer at Home. Learn how to participate here.
Ongoing Programs and Resources
Las Fotos Project
What: From June 10–August 15, view Las Fotos Project's virtual youth photo exhibition. IMG2020.jpg is "a visual narrative of this shared experience in a new world captured in real-time by Las Fotos Project teen photographers."
Los Angeles Conservancy
What: Storytime for Kids with the LA Conservancy
Visit the LA Conservancy's virtual Places + People kids' book list and Storytime for Kids for stories about places, architecture, and preservation.
The LA Conservancy is also offering virtual and self-guided tours where you can explore the legacy of 1970's architecture, learn about the historical buildings of LA's Broadway, and get a 360º view of Chinatown.
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and Headspace
What: LA County Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace, the meditation app, to offer free access to Headspace Plus to all LA County residents. Find out more information here.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
What: LA Community Resources Guide - COVID-19
Check out this living document for a list of financial, health, food, educational, housing, and other resources offered by various organizations.
Contribute to LAPL's Safer At Home Archive by submitting photos, journal entries, letters and email correspondences, or other digital materials that reflect the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives.
Check out LAPL's social justice reading list. Everything on the list is free to download, with no wait.
What: StoryCorp Connect
Become a part of American History by recording meaningful conversations with friends and family using StoryCorps's new, free tool StoryCorps Connect. All interviews will be archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
Two Bit Circus Foundation
What: STEAM-based projects for the entire family
Check out the Two Bit Circus Youtube channel for videos of STEAM-based projects led by their experienced team of facilitators. Each creative play project mixes learning along with a heavy dose of fun that engages curious minds of all ages!