LA sees renewed activism for tenants’ and workers’ rights

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Tenants, labor unions, and allies marched in Downtown LA on Sept. 30 to protest high rents and low wages. Photo courtesy of Estuardo Mazariegos, Sylvia Moore, and The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment.

This past weekend, tenant advocates, labor unions, workers, and renters marched in Downtown LA to demand good wages, better employee benefits, and housing security.

Curators Diana Nawi and Pablo José Ramiréz traveled across LA to put together the Hammer Museum’s biennial show, Made in LA. It features works by 39 local artists.