The concept illustrates a rebirth and re-imagination of building a new, vibrant landscape and economy.. The Futures of Death Alley was a day-long innovation workshop that focused on making an impact in an economically, environmentally, and socially depressed area of South Central Los Angeles that sits adjacent to what has infamously been dubbed “Death Alley” for its extraordinary homicide rates. The Futures of Death Alley event aimed for social impact through entrepreneurial activity. Pando Populus is connecting change-makers to produce hyper-local impact. Our initial focus is a more ecologically balanced LA County.