Zócalo Wins at L.A. Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards

Zócalo Public Square was honored with four first-place awards and eight total prizes at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 65th annual Southern California Journalism Awards Sunday night.

The winning entries showcased the range of editorial and public programming published at Zócalo, from an investigation into rural “prison towns” in California to a public program discussing the women and girls leading the fight for change in Iran.

“Zócalo is at its best when we connect profound ideas and experiences with our audience,” said Zócalo executive director Moira Shourie. “The diversity of …

Zócalo’s 2023 Summer Reading List Delivers Much-Needed R&R

Your Season of Rest and Reads Is Here, Courtesy of Our Friends and Contributors

This summer, we could all use a little R&R—rest and reads, that is. And while Zócalo can’t help you with the first part (though if we could send a beach …

Zócalo’s 2022 Summer Reading List Charts New Waters

From Poets to Politicians, Our Friends Suggest Intellectual Travel Companions as We Set Sail for the Season

We at the good ship Zócalo are setting sail for another summer of intellectual exploration. As always, to aid us on this important voyage, we’ve recruited an intrepid crew of …