Vivir y Luchar: A Celebration of Culture, Resistance and Wellness



Join InnerCity Struggle for our first community open house Vivir y Luchar on Saturday, August 24th from 3-7PM.

For more than twenty-five years, InnerCity Struggle has served as a powerful voice for Eastside residents and youth. Earlier this year, we were proud to open the doors to our permanent headquarters the InnerCity Struggle Youth and Community Center. A place where parents can advance change and young people can find their voice. 

We are inviting all Eastside residents, families and youth to join us for a celebration of culture, resistance, and wellness. 

What to expect: 

  • Live music by La Chamba, Selenamos and El Rio
  • Cultural Performances by Iztacuauhtli a traditional Aztec Dancing group
  • Activities for all ages
  • Food and Craft vendors
  • Raffles 
  • Action Booths by InnerCity Struggle, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights(CHIRLA), Latino Equality Alliance(LEA) and the Los Angeles County Registrar's Office.
  • Health & Wellness Booths by Clinica Romero, Planned Parenthood, Promesa BH Wellness Team, American Red Cross, East LA Women's Center, Alma Family Services (GRYD), and The Wellness Center.
  • LA County Resources Including:
    • LA County Department of Public Social Services including on-site enrollment services for CalFresh and Medi-Cal
    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority with information on public transit, TAP cards, trip planning, mobility for seniors and ADA
    • LA County Department of Public Health with information and resources on Influenza immunization, screening of tuberculosis, substance abuse and emergency preparation resources.

Workshops on:

  • Tenant Rights and Protections
  • 2020 Census

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to join us!

August 24, 2019 at 3:00pm - 7pm
InnerCity Struggle
3467 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023
United States
Google map and directions
Laura Zavala · · 323 780-7605
Gilberto Gomez Yolanda Garcia Jeannette Garcia Tom Nguyen Courtney Miles Jonathan Vasquez Brenda Ortega Helen Holguin Ted Morris Linda Gomez Sally Lew Sally Lew Joe Vex Estela Melgar Bianca Nepales Rodrigo Valles Victor Suarez K. Smith Matthew Trujillo Mo Nishida Xochil Ramirez Ramirez Kara Ganley Maria Leon Valencia Connie Mickey Morgan Carlos Leon Elizabeth Lugo Steven Almazan

Will you come?