Art and culture have the power to change communities and inspire people to take action, and on July 22, the Community Coalition will hold an artivist forum from 5-9 p.m. at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. It will feature distinguished artists and musicians including Faviana Rodriquez, Jasiri X, Mike de La Rocha and other South Los Angeles artists discussing issues such as the fight against the failed policies of mass incarceration and how to generate change. The forum is part of Art Festival South Los Angeles and will also include a family street fair and block party July 25 beginning at 5 p.m. Art exhibitions, live performances and community resource information will be featured. To register for the forum, visit the web site http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5098/p/salsa/event/common/public/attendTellafriend.sjs?event_KEY=71676