USC Students, Faculty, Neighbors Sound Off on #MySouthLA

Journalists and community activists from around Los Angeles came together last night to discuss the role of USC in the ever-changing South L.A. area.

USC Vision and Voices hosted "Voices of South L.A.: Civic Action and Community Voice" in the Annenberg Auditorium Thursday evening, drawing USC students, faculty and community members for the dynamic discussion.

Panelists included journalist Erin Aubry Kaplan; Francisco Ortega of the L.A. Human Relations Commission; Community Coalition’s Alberto Retana; and journalist Sahra Sulaiman.

Annenberg faculty members Alison Trope, Robeson Taj Frazier and George Villanueva contributed to organizing the discussion series. 

Thursday's event is the first in a three-part series about how USC's expansion is affecting residents in South L.A., and the leadership, initiatives and progress currently underway in the area.

Check out what attendees has to say about #MySouthLA: