L.A.'s social justice epicenter since 1976

Grassroots Groups We Support

  • Community Asset Development Re-Defining Education

    CADRE centers their work on supporting efforts to strengthen the solidarity between African American and Latino parents to resist the criminalization of youth in our schools.

  • Community Coalition

    Community Coalition's mission is to win policy and budget campaigns that rebuild local economies, schools and neighborhoods to reduce the impact of mass incarceration on poor and working class communities of color.

  • Dignity and Power Now

    Dignity and Power Now implements and supports groundbreaking work to organize formerly incarcerated people, their families and communities to end the violence of and overreliance on incarceration in Los Angeles County.

  • East Los Angeles Community Corporation

    ELACC’s mission is to advocate for economic and social justice in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles by building grassroots leadership, developing affordable housing and neighborhood assets, and providing access to economic development opportunities for low and moderate income families.

  • East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice

    EYCEJ works towards ensuring a safe and healthy environment for communities that are disproportionately suffering the negative impacts of industrial pollution in East Los Angeles, Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach.

  • Esperanza Community Housing Corporation

    Esperanza Community Housing Corporation is a social justice non-profit in South Central Los Angeles that achieves long-term, comprehensive community development by working collaboratively and in coalition with communities throughout South Los Angeles.

  • Garment Worker Center

    GWC's work focuses on launching pro-active organizing strategies to improve wage standards and conditions of 50,000 workers in the garment industry.

  • Gender Justice LA (aka FTM Alliance)

    GJLA continues leading campaigns to end the criminalization of transgender communities, offer more spaces for public education and healing, and develop leadership to impact the social justice.