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First Saturdays a success at the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities!

March 7th flyer first saturdays

First Saturdays a success at the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities!

Contact for Media: Lori Gay

Neighborhood Housing Services of L.A. County

(213) 381‐2862

For Immediate Release

March 17, 2020

NHS LA County and Compton ArtWalk Hosted:

Successful First Saturdays Event!

First Saturdays a success at the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities!

On March 7, 2020 Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County and Compton Artwalk hosted our kickoff of First Saturdays. Over 50 vendors came out to represent their small and emerging businesses at the NHS Center for Sustainable Communities. We worked together to create a fun filled day of art, performances, vendors, food, resources and information.

NHS hosted a Community Conversation about Building Legacy and Gentrification with Chancela Al-Mansour, Executive Director of the Housing Rights Center, Jelani Hendrix, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Social Justice Learning Institute, Ellis Smith, The Service Company Realty and NHS CEO, Lori Gay.

First Saturdays is going to be hosted every first Saturday of the month throughout 2020. We hope to continue to offer information, resources, healthy food and family fun.

 About NHS of Los Angeles County

Since 1984, NHS has invested more than $7.06 billion into neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. As a part of this work, it has developed and rehabilitated more than 25,000 housing and commercial units, put 4.6 million families on the road to homeownership, created 245 block clubs, and employed 252 neighborhood youth. NHS is the largest, non‐profit affordable homeownership provider in Southern California.