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LOS ANGELES–Exhibit: Welcome to the Covid Hotel

March 9December 14

Free
A group of medical staff and patients pose boisterously in a parking lot.

Caption: Photos courtesy of Dr. Sudarsky.

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) is pleased to announce the opening of its new Skid Row History Museum & Archive exhibition, Welcome to the Covid Hotel.

Welcome to the Covid Hotel reveals the exceptional innovations and successes of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who ran LA County Health Department’s emergency Quarantine and Isolation sites for houseless Covid patients and people exposed to the virus in shelters.

Exhibit
March 9-December 14, 2024
Thursdays-Saturdays, 2-5pm

Public Reception
March 9, 2024 @ 4:00-7:00pm
S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90012
The opening event will feature a 15-minute preview of a work-in-progress theatrical performance by LAPD at 5 pm, as well as an opportunity to meet some of the frontline heroes who staffed the QI sites.

Panel Discussion
March 27 at 6:30pm
Panel with Adversity Generates Innovations, featuring Dr. Sudarsky with Marissa Axelrod, RN and AlternaGve Healing PracGGoner, who was one of the first staff at the original QI site; and Soma Snakeoil, Co-Founder and ExecuGve Director of The Sidewalk Project, which improvised responses to help people living on the streets during the pandemic; moderated by Clancey Cornell, a clinical social worker and member of LAPD’s archive staff whose interviews are featured in the exhibition.

For information, contact info@lapovertydept.org or visit the website.

Los Angeles Poverty Department is a multi-disciplinary arts organization that produces and presents artworks and events that instaniate the existence of the Skid Row community—affirming its assets, advocating for its rights, and supporting its aspirations.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Details

Start:
March 9
End:
December 14
Cost:
Free
Grant Line:
Website:
https://www.lapovertydept.org/

Venue

Los Angeles Poverty Department
250 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
+ Google Map
A group of medical staff and patients pose boisterously in a parking lot.

Caption: Photos courtesy of Dr. Sudarsky.

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) is pleased to announce the opening of its new Skid Row History Museum & Archive exhibition, Welcome to the Covid Hotel.

Welcome to the Covid Hotel reveals the exceptional innovations and successes of a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who ran LA County Health Department’s emergency Quarantine and Isolation sites for houseless Covid patients and people exposed to the virus in shelters.

Exhibit
March 9-December 14, 2024
Thursdays-Saturdays, 2-5pm

Public Reception
March 9, 2024 @ 4:00-7:00pm
S. Broadway, Los Angeles 90012
The opening event will feature a 15-minute preview of a work-in-progress theatrical performance by LAPD at 5 pm, as well as an opportunity to meet some of the frontline heroes who staffed the QI sites.

Panel Discussion
March 27 at 6:30pm
Panel with Adversity Generates Innovations, featuring Dr. Sudarsky with Marissa Axelrod, RN and AlternaGve Healing PracGGoner, who was one of the first staff at the original QI site; and Soma Snakeoil, Co-Founder and ExecuGve Director of The Sidewalk Project, which improvised responses to help people living on the streets during the pandemic; moderated by Clancey Cornell, a clinical social worker and member of LAPD’s archive staff whose interviews are featured in the exhibition.

For information, contact info@lapovertydept.org or visit the website.

Los Angeles Poverty Department is a multi-disciplinary arts organization that produces and presents artworks and events that instaniate the existence of the Skid Row community—affirming its assets, advocating for its rights, and supporting its aspirations.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Details

Start:
March 9
End:
December 14
Cost:
Free
Grant Line:
Website:
https://www.lapovertydept.org/

Venue

Los Angeles Poverty Department
250 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
+ Google Map
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