Saturday, Sept. 12, 8am
Jewish Memorial Site Clean-Up: Saturday, 9/12 8 AM Join Echo Park activist and Stakeholder Luiza Padilla-Mavropoulos as she leads a EPNC-sponsored clean-up/beautification of the Memorial Site for the first Jewish Cemetery in Los Angeles, opened in 1855 by the Hebrew Benevolent Society of Los Angeles (historic landmark #822). At 8 am, we're hitting up Stadium Way and Laveta Terrace to give this site some much-needed TLC. bring masks and gloves, if you have them! We will be practicing safe social distancing and Covid-19 protocols, and supplying cleaning supplies, gloves and water. If you'd like, bring a small stone or artifact to place by the site, a Jewish tradition of respect and recognition for the dead. Tikkun Olam is Hebrew for "acts of love and kindness," a form of compassionate activism within the Jewish faith. What a good and beautiful way to start a beautiful Autumnal Echo Park weekend!