Excluding street vendors from the al fresco dining conversation

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As restaurants reopen and are allowed to use sidewalks and parking lots for outdoor seating, questions arise as to what al fresco dining initiatives mean for street vendors. Photo credit: Sakae Ranmaru

When LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his al fresco dining initiative, allowing restaurants to use sidewalks and parking lots for outdoor seating, many wondered what that would look like for street vendors. Rudy Espinoza is the Executive Director of Inclusive Action and has followed the legalization of street vending closely.

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Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia