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Episode 028: Omar Brownson on the Los Angeles River

Omar Brownson, executive director of River LA, discusses plans to redevelop the LA River into a collection of public spaces

On this week’s episode of the Parksify Podcast, Ash Blankenship speaks with Omar Brownson, the executive director of River LA, a nonprofit working to redevelop the Los Angeles River into a collection of vibrant public spaces.

“The connectivity of all 51 miles of the river was as important a priority as building parks adjacent to it,” Brownson says. “The other thing is that then people want to feel connected to it so it’s a hearts and minds issue.”

 
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