A conversation with Collective Space community activists

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These three community activists with Collective Space have lived and worked in the neighborhood for years. They've seen first hand how MacArthur Park has changed, and what improvements still need to be made to help the community.

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What MacArthur Park looks like in numbers

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The census seems like a staple of the American life. But for those who have recently immigrated to the U.S., it can seem like a witch hunt. Discover MacArthur Park census numbers and other statistics. INFOGRAPHIC.

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English teacher finds an unexpected classroom

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Virginia Trujillo started teaching ESL to students at Virgil High School. Her program was unexpectedly cut, but one administrator had a vision to use her in a different classroom - in the parking lot of Home Depot. Today, she teaches English to a changing classroom of immigrant day laborers.

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