The intern filling this position will be working as part of LTSC's creative placekeeping team on a public art project at the Crocker Apartments - which will be located in the intersectional space which is both Little Tokyo and Skid Row. This public art project, which will be co-created with artists and community members from both neighborhoods will reflect the vision and values of our neighborhoods, and celebrate the history of solidarity between these two historic communities of color. The intern will help to plan and facilitate meetings of the project's advisory committee as well as work with other artists to plan and execute community engagement sessions. These sessions will be an opportunity for the intern to develop their own creative practice and hone their civic practice art skills, and also practice creating art with people from widely varied backgrounds. The intern will work with LTSC's team as well as stakeholders from the communities of Skid Row and Little Tokyo. This position will work approximately 15-20 hours a week from June 2023 through February 2024.
Passion for social justice and experience using creative practice to initiate social change, background with community organizing and/or facilitating creative collaboration, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal/relationship building skills, sense of humor, experience successfully working on collaborative projects, knowledge of creative community development/place-keeping practice is a plus.
LTSC is a social services and community development organization based in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive array of social welfare and community development services to assist low income individuals and other persons in need, contribute to community revitalization and cultural preservation in Little Tokyo and and to partner with neighboring communities of color.
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