Doretha Perkins

Motivated Mothers of Jordan Downs

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Resident of Jordan Downs for 51 years; Vice President of the Resident Management Corporation; part of the Jordan Downs Community Advisory Committee and member of the Motivated Mothers of Jordan Downs

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Jordan Downs  in LA's Watts district was begun as a shelter for factory workers during World War II. It was turned into public housing in the 1950's.

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Jordan Downs in LA's Watts district was begun as a shelter for factory workers during World War II. It was turned into public housing in the 1950's.

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