Arts, Culture, and Humanities

EL PUEBLO PARK ASSOCIATION

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • http://www.eppala.org/

Mission Statement

El Pueblo Park Association is dedicated to preserve and support El Pueblo de Los Ángeles, the historic center of one of the oldest cities in the United States - founded by the Spanish in1871 – the modern City of Los Angeles.
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Working closely with the city's El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument EPPA funds preservation, sponsors activities and exhibits, while promoting educational opportunities for more than 2 million annual visitors, many of them school children.

Surrounding the historic plaza are the city's first graveyard and 20 contributing historic structures, including the city's oldest church and house, exhibit halls, multiple museums serving their designated constituencies, plus Olvera Street, a colorful Mexican marketplace.

Main Programs

  1. Education, Events and Exhibits (E Fund)
  2. Wood Carving
  3. Mural Restoration
  4. Urban Forest and Indian Garden
  5. Student Internships

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Service Areas

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International

The more than 2 million visitors each year range from international tourists and businessmen to local school children. The site is a major location for field trips by students studying local history and their teachers.

ruling year

1983

President since 2014

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Don Sloper

Keywords

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historical preservation and education

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EIN

95-3842289

 Number

1661242309

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs

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Program 1

Education, Events and Exhibits (E Fund)

Sponsors, or co-sponsors, education, events and exhibits, typically several times a month, to provide historically accurate information while attracting visitors to the plaza. Events include celebrating the city’s founding September 4, 1781; annual holiday celebration;

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$17,000

Program 2

Wood Carving

Public can visit studio to watch wood carving by local artisan. His completed products are then put on display in the plaza area

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$5,500

Program 3

Mural Restoration

Projects have include:
1) restoring children’s artist Leo Politi’s Blessing of the Animals mural;
2) Repairing educational displays and protective covers of the América Tropical Interpretive Center for noted Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$16,000

Program 4

Urban Forest and Indian Garden

1) Hired dedicated professionals to extend the life of four Morton Bay fig trees planted in 1875 that surround the central plaza and provide shade. 2) Redefined and refreshed plants in dedicated American Indian garden to showcase plants indigenous to area before European settlement.

Category

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Native Americans/American Indians

Budget

$5,500

Program 5

Student Internships

Provide summer internships for students of color to experience local preservation and participate in events and education.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$5,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The more than 2 million visitors each year range from international tourists and businessmen to local school children. The site is a major location for field trips by students studying local history and their teachers.

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EL PUEBLO PARK ASSOCIATION

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President

Don Sloper

BIO

Local history author, historical tour docent

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Don Sloper

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