The Los Angeles Conservancy is one of our favorite local organizations. They do so much to preserve the diverse history, culture and architecture of the LA area. We are proud to support the Conservancy and feature upcoming educational events we are passionate about.

Introducing The Heritage Project

The Heritage Project is a very exciting new summer program offered by the Los Angeles Conservancy. It will only be open for 15 high school students who want to learn more about the cultural history of some of Los Angeles’ most notable locations. They are accepting applications now and the deadline for applying is May 5, 2023. Local high school students (and their parents) should jump on the opportunity to be a part of this new educational program!

What Students Will Experience

The Heritage Project will take place over three weeks and will feature numerous field trips. Students will visit historic places throughout the city and attend special workshops. They will learn about the important people and places that have influenced the past, present and future of Los Angeles culture and architecture. The Heritage Project will introduce rarely heard historic stories relating to specific communities while learning more about a wide variety of topics.

Exploring Diverse History and Culture

The LA Conservancy is hosting The Heritage Project in partnership with a number of different organizations and community members. Below is a list of some sites students will visit during the three-week program from July 10 through July 28, 2023:

  • Griffith Park
  • Gene Autry Museum
  • Chinatown
  • Olvera Street
  • LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
  • LA River and Frogtown
  • Museum of Latin American Art
  • Catalina Island
  • Will Rogers State Park
  • The Ebell and the Wilfandel Club
  • Historic Central Corridor
  • California African American Museum

Qualification Standards

The Heritage Project is open to students who will be attending an accredited Los Angeles County high school (grades 9-12) in the 2023-24 school year. The program is free for accepted participants, who will also receive a $500 stipend to help with travel and food expenses at the various locations.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to apply. Click here to learn more about The Heritage Project and submit your application by May 5.