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Life, Breath, and Toxics: Lethal Negligence of Northeast and South L.A.

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From Norco, Louisiana to Flint, Michigan to Los Angeles, California – environmental racism is real. On this edition of Making Contact, we look at polluting industries in Northeast and South L.A.

We begin with a story by Making Contact’s Community Storytelling Fellow Ivan Rodriguez, followed by an interview with journalist Aura Bogado and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis.


  • Ivan Maceda Rodriguez, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow
  • Aura Bogado, Journalist, Grist
  • Hilda Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor

  • Host: Jasmin Lopez
  • Contributing Producer: Ivan Maceda Rodriguez
  • Producer and Fellow’s Co-producer George Lavender
  • Music: Blue Dot Sessions

This show features a segment from our Community Storytelling Fellowship. Thank You to our generous sponsors

Hindenberg Beacon

And all of our individual donors!


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