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  • Ready for Adoption: City of LA's Adopt A Lot Pilot Program

    Thursday, December 12, 03:30 pm - 04:00 pm
    West Hall A – Area B
    Learning Lounges
    Track 4: Community Engagement and Environmental Justice
    The City of Los Angeles is working with a non-profit coalition called Free Lots Angeles (FLA) on the on Adopt A Lot (AAL) pilot program that will re-imagine the potential of vacant lots as productive community assets, promote community interaction and cohesion through the use and stewardship of public space, enhance environmental quality and improve quality of life, and maximize the use of public land for public benefit. The City’s Brownfields Program is providing environmental clearance by conducting due diligence and delivering science communication to all the partners to ensure the sites are safe. Attendees will learn how the City is collaborating with non-profits to ensure a succcessful program, as well as how non-profits are engaging the local community to 'adopt' vacant, underutilized lots to transform them into community assets.
    Lyric Kelkar
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