Los Angeles, CA

The ACED Initiative of PolicyLink engaged in research, documentation, and partnerships in support of arts, culture, and equitable development efforts in Los Angeles. Since 2015, PolicyLink has worked to expand the equity impacts of utilizing arts and culture strategies to win structural change for communities. In Los Angeles this has included a producing an arts, culture, and equitable development policy strategy session for Historic Filipinotown and reporting on artist-led strategies to influence affordable housing policy in Skid Row. In addition, from 2016-2020 PolicyLink supported the Little Tokyo Service Center to research and document their work with the ArtPlace America Community Development Investments program.