YOUTH SERVICES

Our children can been seen enjoying the state-of-the-art Kaboom® play space, the recently constructed Skate park or even learning to blow glass and sculpt ceramics, experiences that have already been described by the kids themselves as “life changing”.

HOWARD BINGHAM MULTIMEDIA INSTITUTE

Residents of all ages avail themselves of the recently re-dedicated Howard Bingham Multimedia Institute, which through a partnership with Maxwell House provides access to state of the art multimedia technology to members of our community and helps bridge the digital divide.

CECIL FERGERSON GALLERY

The Cecil Fergerson Gallery is a gallery space where visitors are engaged by the brilliant and thoughtful expressions of African American life through the painted and photographed mediums. The Gallery presents rotating thematic exhibitions, as well as lectures, book signings, and other presentations.

•This gallery space is available for rent.

UNIVERSAL ACCESS CENTER

This spacious youth center provides a fully supportive learning environment for local youth, complete with laundry machines; computers with internet access; personal lockers; education and job-related phone and mail messaging; nutritious snacks; games; library; and entertainment system; and tutoring; mentoring; and counseling.

THE TED WATKINS CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION

35,000 square foot structure housing Phoenix Hall, the 99-seat theatre, Freedom Hall, and The Cecil Fergerson.

THE WATTS INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE

Open air market housing embroidery, silk-screening, ceramics, fine arts, glass blowing, wood working, and photography studios. Slated for development are a retail restaurant, library, and farmer’s market.

BONES & BLUES

Resident adults avail themselves of our monthly Bones and Blues series where some of the finest musicians in the world come to share their talents on The Center's Phoenix Hall stage the last Friday of each month. Masterful live music, delicious food, festive people and one-of-a kind novelties are the norm for regular patrons of what just might be Los Angeles' the best kept secret.