Life, Breath and Toxics: Lethal Negligence of Northeast and South Los Angeles

From Norco, Louisiana to Flint, Michigan to Los Angeles, California — environmental racism is real. On this edition of Making Contact, we look at polluting industries in Northeast and South L.A.

We begin with a story by Making Contact’s Community Storytelling Fellow Ivan Rodriguez, followed by an interview with journalist Aura Bogado and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis.


  • Ivan Maceda Rodriguez, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow
  • Aura Bogado, Journalist, Grist
  • Hilda Solis, Los Angeles County Supervisor