Making Contact

Life, Breath, and Toxics: Lethal Negligence of Northeast and South L.A.

East LAFrom Norco, Louisiana to Flint, Michigan to Los Angeles, California – environmental racism is real. On this edition of Making Contact, we look at polluting industries in Northeast and South L.A. We begin with a story by Making Contact’s Community Storytelling Fellow Ivan Rodriguez, followed by an interview with journalist Aura Bogado and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis.

Featuring:
Ivan Maceda Rodriguez, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow; Aura Bogado, Journalist; Hilda Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor.

Credits:

Host: Jasmin Lopez

Producers: Monica Lopez, Laura Flynn, Jasmin Lopez

Contributing Producer: Ivan Maceda Rodriguez

Executive Director: Lisa Rudman

Web Editor: Kwan Booth

Music:

Blue Dot Sessions

More information:  

Exide cleanup: Toxic lead removal could be California’s biggest yet:

The sad, sickening truth about South L.A.’s oil wells

Money doesn’t matter: White people breathe cleaner air

 

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