For over 80 years, Town Hall Los Angeles has been the preeminent gathering place of people, influencers, and ideas in Los Angeles. Through exclusive, intimate discussions with leaders from across the globe, perspectives and solutions of regional, national and international significance are discussed and shared with a group of Los Angeles' leaders. Town Hall has partnered with KCET to make these perspectives available to a wider audience, giving access and insights into California Solutions with a World View.

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Manuel Pastor

Immigration expert Manuel Pastor talks on the real issue of immigration. Pastor debunks immigration myths and explains the changing demographics of Los Angeles and the county. He also discusses the consequences of police cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and offers what he believes is needed for a comprehensive immigration reform. 

  • 2018-01-25T14:30:00-08:00
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S2 E5: Dr. Maja Mataric - Robots that Care

USC Professor Mataric is developing robots that will work in healthcare. She discusses how robots were first created to do dirty, dull and dangerous jobs and how today, robots are being used assist individuals with medical needs such as stroke patients and children with autism. 

  • 2018-02-01T14:30:00-08:00
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Susan Burton

Burton is a prison reform activist who, after a revolving door prison experience, now runs a non-profit helping women released from prison.

  • 2018-02-08T14:30:00-08:00
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Chris Hughes & Natalie Foster

Chris Hughes, Facebook co-founder, and Natalie Foster, co-founder of peers.org explain why a Universal Basic Income is needed and how the idea can be carried out. 

  • 2018-02-15T14:30:00-08:00
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