L.A.'s social justice epicenter since 1976

Grassroots Groups We Support

  • Coalition for Educational Justice is a volunteer, grassroots organization made up of parents, students and teachers within the Los Angeles Unified School District dedicated to struggling against institutional racism and the inequities, based on class and race, that exist within the school system.

  • Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights works to protect and empower immigrant workers and their families through community organizing, civic engagement and education.

  • Communities for a Better Environment uses community organizing, litigation and scientific research to monitor City and regulatory policy, and to educate decision makers about the harmful effects oil drilling in residential communities.

  • Community Asset Development Re-Defining Education (CADRE)’s mission is to help South L.A. parents break the school-to-prison pipeline by reforming discipline policies that push young people out of school.

  • Community Coalition works to transform the social and economic conditions in South L.A. by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.