On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in the Tom Bradley room at Los Angeles City Hall, 25 members of the Los Angeles community were honored for their foundational work to make a positive impact in our city.
Please meet a 2016 Impact-Maker to Watch:
...is smart and funny, to the point, and forward-thinking. I consider her an unsung hero in the world of L.A. history, documentation, and promotion. — Amy Inouye, FutureStudio
Christina Rice, Senior Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) Photo Collection has been with LAPL since 2005, serving as both the Periodicals Librarian and the California Specialist in the History & Genealogy Department, and has been overseeing the Photo Collection since May, 2009. During that time, over 43,000 images from the photo collection have been digitized and made available to the public through the LAPL website. Together with Photo Friends, she has coordinated over 50 public programs and 10 photo exhibits at Central Library. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Radio, Television, & Film from Cal State Fullerton, and a Masters of Library and Information Science, with a concentration in archives, from San Jose State University. Ms. Rice is the author of Ann Dvorak: Hollywood’s Forgotten Rebel (University Press of Kentucky), a contributor to Colonial Comics: New England, 1620 – 1750 (Fulcrum Publishing), and the writer on multiple issues of the My Little Pony comic book series (IDW Publishing). She lives in North Hollywood with her husband, writer Joshua Hale Fialkov, and their daughter.