Call for Walls! NoHo Needs a New Mural

Listen to Connectopod on KPFK.ORG HERE

Artist Levi Ponce and Connectopod have teamed up to create a mural in NoHo.

Artist Levi Ponce and Connectopod have teamed up to create a mural in NoHo.

Yes, we are doing a call for walls in North Hollywood. Artist Levi Ponce and Connectopod have teamed up to create a mural in NoHo. Are you a business or property owner that would like to have your wall beautified? Let Connectopod know

We asked Betsy Foldes Meiman from Connectopod about the North Hollywood mural project with artist Levi Ponce and The Village Family Services.

What is Connectopod and Changing the Narrative? 

Connectopod is a non-profit created by a media professional Betsy Foldes Meiman and a social justice youth advocate Andrea Longoria Lopez. We use podcast as a vehicle to improve literacy and communication skills, and teach youth to create their own path.  They learn by creating with professional guest artists mentors. In the process they build a portfolio of linkable work streaming on our platform, Spotify, iHeart radio and many other podcast streams as well as the audio archives of And they finish with a wide network of professionals to tap for internships, jobs and support. And have some fun along the way.

Changing the Narrative is our annual podcast series where we work with youth in communities that get a bad rap. We examine the stereotypes in reputation and the media, and then reclaim the narrative with podcasts that reflect their experience with more nuance and accuracy. 

For our third season, Changing the Narrative: Unhoused Youth, we are in residence at The Village Family Services in North Hollywood working with the drop in center. The TAY (Transitional Age Youth 14-24) get personal in one-on-one interviews about homelessness, including issues surrounding mental health, LGBTQ discrimination, pandemic madness, domestic violence, attending college, finding work, dealing with addiction and PTSD, and how to rise above their situation. And as all youth are doing-just trying to figure out who they are in life. 

The TAY are now working remotely and safely distanced with professional media guest artists to create their own episodes. In the works we have a report on mental health and homelessness, an interview with a producer, some creative fiction, and a music episode. 

Artist Levi Ponce and Connectopod have teamed up to create a mural in NoHo.

          Listen to Connectopod on KPFK.ORG HERE

Pledge Now!
KPFK is a progressive media outlet challenging corporate media perspectives and providing a voice to voiceless communities. Help keep KPFK a strong and independent source of music, arts, news and information.


  • Nightscapes or Due Diligence

    4:00am - 6:00am

    Giving you the music to make you think, feel, expand your dreams, reach for the stars and grow your mind. Playing an eclectic blend of low-fi, chilled out neo-soul, jazz, rock, blues, and a few classics. No holds barred, anything goes--DJ Jillian Rise

  • Edna Tatum's Gospel Classics

    6:00am - 8:00am

    Gil Fears - Host of “Edna Tatum’s Gospel Classics” has served as co-host for “Gospel Classics” for the past sixteen years.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Gil is an ordained Minister and is associated with the Gospel Music Workshop of America.

  • Alan Watts

    8:00am - 9:00am

    For more than forty years, Alan Watts has earned a reputation as one of the foremost interpreters of Eastern philosophies for the West. Beginning at age sixteen, when he wrote essays for the journal of the Buddhist Lodge in London, he developed an audienc

  • Special Programming

    9:00am - 10:00am

    KPFK Presents Special Programming on various topics. Call (818) 985-5735 To Pledge!

Get the Pacifica App

Listen to all the Pacifica Stations on your phone, get news updates and more!

  • Available on the App Store
  • Available on Google Play

Today's Weather

  • Los Angeles Area Forecast

    Light rain shower

    High: 66°F | Low: 61°F

Weather Forecast

  • Sun


  • Mon


  • Tue


  • Wed


  • Thu


Follow us on Social Media