Friday, November 19, 2010

Project Homeless Connect Day-December 8th

December 8, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
On San Julian Street between 5th Street and 6th Street
Downtown Los Angeles, 90013

Project Homeless Connect Day is designed to bring together service providers, agencies and organizations to provide housing, hospitality, information, health-care and other services for our community’s homeless.  Los Angeles County, along with Santa Monica, Long Beach, Pasadena, Downtown Los Angeles, South Los Angeles and the East San Gabriel Valley, will each be hosting an event to bring awareness and connecting the homeless to much needed services. Skid Row photography Club will follow the standards set by Help-Portrait by providing free portraits to the people of skid row; world-classed photographer Chad Hill with assist to this end. 

The event will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on San Julian Street (between 5th Street and 6th Street) in downtown and will feature a large-scale collaboration of Downtown Los Angeles/Skid Row service provider organizations, businesses and residents to provide area homeless and working poor access to the assistance they need to become self-sufficient and to ultimately obtain affordable housing.
Some of the day’s activities will include:
  • Health related services – HIV/STD testing, flu shots, screenings, education
  • Public information distribution by DPSS, DCFS, DMH, LASD, LAPD
  • Legal Support and Advocacy
  • Hygiene Kits (i.e. toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.)
  • Dental Education
  • Community Referral Service
  • In addition to Music & Entertainment, Food to be provided, Jumper, etc.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

SRPC Annual Digital Camera & Laptop Drive


SRPC Annual Digital Camera & Laptop Drive

For those of us that have unused digital cameras or laptops setting in the closet, let Skid Row Photography Club bring new life to them. For the month of November we'll call for donated technology to be dropped off at one of our official drop off stations beginning with BOLT BARBERS in Gallery Row

Working Digital Cameras & Laptops dropped off in Historic Core's
Bolt Barbers (Designated Drop off Station) 460 S. Spring St. 90013 - 213.232.4715

Skid Row Photography Club is comprised of mostly local Skid Row residents who are given the gift of a camera order to document and share the everyday experiences of people in this unique neighborhood. We need your assistance to donate digital cameras, unused Laptops and desk top computers  or any other unused technology you may have put up in the closet or garage such as printers, etc. Please donate to this worthy cause. The Skid Row Photography Club was created to provide this community a healthy artistic outlet designed to bring new possibilities of self-expression as well as personal development and growth. All are welcome to participate for this weekly activity as we explore.
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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Agape International Spiritual Center / Form the Heart of Skid Row

Agape International Spiritual Center From The Heart of Skid Row

Michael Bernard Beckwith & Rickie Byars Beckwith joined hands with Tadd Sutton of The Weingart Center in the skid row area with local organization such as Garments of Praise for an event called Street Lights our thanks to Agape International Choir

Dr. Beckwith is the originator of the Life Visioning Process, which he teaches throughout the country along with meditation, scientific prayer, and the spiritual benefits of selfless service. He facilitates retreats, workshops and seminars. His books include: Inspirations of the Heart, Forty Day Mind Fast Soul Feast, and A Manifesto of Peace.

In a personal letter to him Coretta Scott King wrote, "I greatly admire what you are doing to bring about the Beloved Community, which is certainly what my dear husband worked for and ultimately gave his life."

dance music, poetry, love, Michael Beckwith and Rickie Beckwith in skid row, Michael Blaze, Ministries, prayer, Weingart Center, arts & Crafts , PBS, Barack Obama Peace Prize, The Answer is You
Blaze of Skid Row Films

Monday, November 2, 2009

Skid Row Photography Club-November Art Walk

Thursday November 12th, Skid Row Photography Club's Main & 5th Street Exhibit, (502 S. Main Street 90013 5:00pm – 9:00pm). Also please remember to bring and donate your unused digital camera & cell phone cameras so that our future members can bring new life to your unused cameras, please see Lauren that night @ our table, we thank you.

SRPC on NBC News

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

SRPC November Art Walk Main & 5th Street Gallery

Thursday November 12th will mark our first official Los Angeles Downtown Art Walk opening for our on going yearlong exhibit on the corner of Main & 5th Streets in the heart of Gallery Row 90013. We are grateful to Skid Row Housing for providing this prime street space to exhibit the outstanding work of the photographers of Skid Row Photography Club; we look forward to meeting you on that night, please stop by to say hello or contact us at; email

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Hanging SRO WorkShop Artsits Paintings For The Art Walk

Skid Row Photography Club invited the SRO Housing Artist Workshop Painters of the Humble Beauty Documentary fame to participate in the Aug 13th Art Walk. The art walk showing takes place at 118 Winston Gallery. The painting were curated by the Amar Art Collective.