L.A.'s social justice epicenter since 1976

Grassroots Groups We Support

  • Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) empowers Central Americans and all immigrants by defending human and civil rights, working for social and economic justice, and promoting cultural diversity.

  • Children’s Defense Fund provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves, particularly poor children, children of color and those with disabilities.

  • CLEAN Carwash Campaign's mission is to negotiate fair labor contracts for Los Angeles’s 10,000 carwash workers, with a focus on South L.A.

  • Coalition for a Safe Environment is working to improve environmental health in the Harbor area by fighting pollution caused by the port industries.

  • Coalition for Economic Survival works to preserve affordable housing and build tenant leadership by engaging low income renters in community organizing and advocacy activities.