KPCC’s forum programs, live events and community engagement team bringing unique and relevant face-to-face programming to the region.

Past KPCC In Person Events

Racism In The Military Justice System - A KPCC/LAist Virtual Town Hall

Online As the country confronts its history of systemic racism, the military is facing its own reckoning.

Unheard LA - A Deeper Listen

Online On December 9, we’ll take a deeper listen to three origin stories from our Unheard LA archives. Host Bruce Lemon, Jr. and Race In LA’s Dana Amihere will be in conversation with the storytellers, digging into the early life experiences that make us who we are.

Unheard LA - A Deeper Listen

Online On December 2, we’ll feature stories related to the theme of “home.” The storytellers will join host Bruce Lemon, Jr. and Race In LA’s Dana Amihere to unpack all of the significance of the idea of home.

Election Countdown — A Voter Game Plan Event

Online Ballots were mailed to every active registered voter in California back on October 5th and over one million have already been turned in. Is yours still sitting under a pile of mail on your kitchen counter? No judgement here! There’s a lot on that ballot. If you’re still waiting to cast your vote, join us for a last-minute rundown of your burning election questions.

The Future Of Local News (Part 3)

Online Local news coverage – or its absence – can have a profound impact on critical community issues such as policing, health, gun violence, housing and education. But how do news organizations pay for it?

Board of Supervisors District 2 Debate — A Voter Game Plan Event

Online The L.A. County Board of Supervisors collectively oversees a $30 billion annual budget that pays for everything from mental health treatment to homeless services, public health to the Sheriff’s Department.

District Attorney Candidate Debate — A Voter Game Plan Event

Online Incumbent Jackie Lacey is L.A.'s first African-American D.A., but she is being challenged by former San Francisco D.A. and Police Chief George Gascón. (He's also a former LAPD assistant chief.) Lacey is under attack from Black Lives Matter activists for not prosecuting more cops, but was Gascón's record any better in San Francisco?

AirTalk Ballot Cram Session — A Voter Game Plan Event

Online Californians will be deciding on the fate of twelve ballot propositions this year. Haven’t studied up yet? Well, get your notepads and pencils ready—it’s time for a one-hour cram session.

How Voting Works Now - A Voter Game Plan Event

Online Things are different and there are questions. We're answering them live. The next election is speeding toward us on a runaway train of rhetoric, doubt, and deterrents. We have some facts, instead.

Prop 15: The Risks & Rewards For Schools & Businesses — A Voter Game Plan Event

Online Prop 15 will change the rules so that commercial property taxes will be based on current market values — meaning a likely jump in taxes, and thus, more revenue for local governments and school districts. The outcome of this measure will have an impact on both the economy and public education.