Watts Happening Cultural Center designated as a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument!
Photo courtesy of UCLA/Gail Kennard
On April 2021, the Los Angeles Historic Commission unanimously approved the Watts Happening Cultural Center (Mafundi Building) designation as a Historic Cultural Monument! This was a result of FAM's successful efforts in coalition-building and advocacy.
Watts Coffee House recognized as a Legacy Business by the Los Angeles Conservancy
Image by Los Angeles Conservancy
The Los Angeles Conservancy has recognized the Watts Coffee House as a Legacy Business! Watts Coffee House owner and FAM Honorary Board Member Desiree Edwards is featured on the Conservancy's Legacy Business website page.