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Downtown 'Dogwalkers' are advocating change and building a sense of community
By Susannah Snider The L.A. Pilot
LOS ANGELES-- Downtown Los Angeles can be empty and uninviting. Instead of families and homes, it has office buildings and parking garages.
A growing group of downtown residents wants to change the face of downtown. With the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council and local activists, they are "taking to the parks" to advocate for more green spaces.
The members of Downtown Dogwalk, walk their dogs en masse in Pershing Square each month to pressure City Council to build an off-leash dog park. Susannah Snider reports on what the dog walkers are doing and how their activisim is building a community.
The dog walkers meet every week in Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles.
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