Why Do Politicians Want to Take Away Homeownership from Communities of Color? In California, politicians and developers are attacking single-family home zoning. Yet they suspiciously ignore that homeownership is a crucial tool for communities of color to build wealth. Politicians should not take that away by banning single-family zoning: people of color will suffer serious […]
Photo (pictured from left, with age, birthplace, generation): Michi Sakatani, 102, Kukui Haele, Hawaii, Kibei/Nisei; Yasuko Hattori, 101, Osaka, Shin Issei; Pauline Sakata, 100, Bowles, CA, Nisei; Jack Kunitomi, 100, Los Angeles, Nisei; Shigeko Kishimoto, Gardena, Kibei/Nisei; Kiyono Shigetomi, 108, Hiroshima, Issei. (Photo by Yumi Yuge) “Save Our Seniors (SOS) is an all-volunteer network of […]
PANA is a member of the Services Not Sweeps Coalition in Los Angeles. We oppose the unofficial policy of the current Los Angeles City to choose criminalization of our unhoused neighbors by deployment of City Department of Sanitation personnel backed by the Los Angeles Police Department to confiscate and destroy homeless peoples’ personal property in […]
A discussion with front-line activists and community members. Saturday, September 15, 2018Local activists working in four different Asian communities of Los Angeles share updates from their work against displacement and homelessness.