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04.06.20
Town Hall Wrap-Up: Cecilia V. Estolano
COVID19’s effect on societal and municipal functions as well as its impact on the economy are the topics of this second AIA|LA Town Hall with Cecilia V. Estolano.
04.21.20
Staff Exchange Program
Share employees; need part-time employees. Participate in the AIA|LA staff exchange program.
04.22.20
AIA|LA Advocacy Platform: An Open Call for Issue Briefs
The AIA|LA Political Outreach Committee (POC) invites all members to share ideas for Issue Brief. Briefs selected by the POC and endorsed by the AIA|LA Board will be presented to the LA City Council.
04.13.20
Town Hall #3 Wrap-UP
Catch up on National's advoacy efforts on behalf of members as related to COVID19,
05.05.20
05.05.20 AIA|LA Advocacy Report
A proposal to facilitate cleaner air in Los Angeles is among City and regional actions covered in this overview.
05.11.20
The A’20 that Wasn't: The Team that Was
Slated for Los Angeles in May, A'20, the AIA Conference on Architecture was cancelled due to COVID-19. 170+ AIA|LA members and individuals active in the built environment volunteered for and generated LA 20/20, an extensive retinue of Chapter programming for the event. These contributions do not change with A’20's cancellation. Find out who they were and what they did.

01.22.20
From the Desk of Greg Verabian, AIA
2020 AIA|LA President shares his vision for 2020 (and the future of architecture).
02.27.20
2020 Fellows Announced by AIA
Thirteen AIA Los Angeles members have been elevated to FAIA for their contributions to the profession and to society and for work of profound influence.
03.18.20
AIA|LA Members Remember Merry Norris, Hon. AIA|LA
"From the 1960s until her death Merry Norris was one of a small group of non-artists—art lovers, art patrons, art activists—who regarded art and architecture as both ingredients in a civic culture and symptoms of one."--Peter Frank
03.23.20 + UPDATES
COVID-19: Architectural Firm Resources + AIA|LA Updates
The Planning Department is continuing appointments; Steps continue to make St. Vincent Medical Center at COVID-19 patient treatment center and more.
03.31.20
Support Medical Providers and Communities
We’re connecting members and A/E/C professionals with ways to manufacture supplies and distributors as the region and world addresses COVID-19.
04.06.20
Danette Riddle, Hon. AIA|LA, Sews Masks for Nurses
We talked to Riddle about the urgency of the project which has her sewing from 3:00AM to 5:30AM, and again late at night, as well as the details of the PPEs’ design.