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Everyone has a right to live in a healthy environment.

emPOWER is a coalition of community-based organizations across Los Angeles County making sure that the people hurt most by pollution, high heat, and increasing utility bills can access the millions of dollars provided by State and local agencies to combat climate change.

Bill Savings

Pay less for the energy you use! Reduce the amount you spend on gas and electricity bills through discounts and financial aid.

Healthy Homes

Sustainability starts at home! Make your home more energy efficient through repairs, upgrades, rebates and more.

Clean Transportation

Transition to green transportation! Get polluting cars off the road via replacement-rebate programs for hybrid and electric vehicles.

A Year of Progress: 2021 By The Numbers

20,102
applicants have been connected to programs through emPOWER
73%
of emPOWER applicants are eligible for clean vehicles
44%
of those eligible for Clean Vehicle Rebates failed their smog checks.

Residential Resources and Incentives

emPOWER promotes an extensive list of programs that prioritize giving support to low-income and marginalized communities across LA County hurt most by toxic environments and a lack of economic opportunity.

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(818) 899-2454

Pacoima Beautiful

Pacoima Beautiful is a grassroots environmental justice organization that provides education, impacts local policy, and supports local arts and culture in order to promote a healthy and sustainable San Fernando Valley.

Geography:

Pacoima/San Fernando Valley

Staff/Organizers:

Mari Tovar
(747) 474-8806
mtovar@pacoimabeautiful.org

Dalia Huerta
(818) 899-2454

Jennifer Sanchez
(818) 899-2454

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(323) 733-6173

Redeemer Community Partnership

Redeemer Community Partnership is a nonprofit community development corporation committed to the health, safety and well-being of children and their families in our South LA neighborhood.

Geography:

South Central/ Expo Park/Jefferson Park/South LA

Staff/Organizers:

Martha Lozano
(323) 274-8949
martha@redeemercp.org

Wendy Salvador
wendy@redeemercp.org

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(909) 480-6267

Latino and Latina Roundtable

The Latino/a Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley works to improve quality of life and socio-economic justice for the Latinx community and those facing inequities through advancing education, leadership development, and civic participation.

Geography:

Pomona & Inland Empire

Staff/Organizers:

Kimberly Hernández
kimhernandez@latinolatinaroundtable.org/p>

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(888) 863-3291

Training Occupational Development Educating Communities

TODEC’s mission is to empower disenfranchised immigrant communities to become economically, socially, educationally, and civically self-sufficient while enhancing individual self-esteem and community health. The overall purpose of TODEC is to ensure equitable access to information, immigration legal services, community education, advocacy, and civic engagement for limited and non-English speaking people including immigrants and migrant workers throughout Riverside, San Bernardino, Inyo, and Imperial counties.

Geography:

Inland Empire, Coachella Valley

Staff/Organizers:

info@todec.org

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(213) 202-3970

United American Indian Involvement

To promote and support the physical, behavioral, and spiritual well-being of American Indian/Alaska Natives in the urban Los Angeles area by providing comprehensive, integrated services that focus on all age groups and incorporate American Indian/Alaska Native cultures and traditions.

Geography:

Urban Los Angeles

Staff/Organizers:

Richard Cruz
rcruz@uaii.org
(213) 202-3970 ext. 7150

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(951) 703-1726

Socal Pacific Islander Covid-19 Response Team

SoCal PICRT is a coalition of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community-based organizations and advocates providing much-needed resources and information to our communities in the the cities and counties across Southern California. SoCal PICRT is a member of the National Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team.

Geography:

Southern California

Staff/Organizers:

Lorraine Tuala Logoai
lorraine@pacificislanderhealth.org

Melody Satele
melody@pacificislanderhealth.org

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323-556-7200

Liberty Hill

Liberty Hill Foundation is a laboratory for social change philanthropy. We leverage the power of community organizers, donor activists, and allies to advance social justice through strategic investment in grants, leadership training, and campaigns.

Geography:

Los Angeles Region

Staff/Organizers:

Gerrlyn Gacao
ggacao@libertyhill.org

Andres Gonzalez
agonzalez@libertyhill.org

Jessica Prieto
jprieto@libertyhill.org

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800-806-2004

Valley Clean Air Now

Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN), is a 501(c)(3) public charity committed to quantifiably reducing air emissions in California’s San Joaquin Valley, the region with the worst air quality in the United States.

Geography:

San Joaquin Valley Air Basin

Staff/Organizers:

Jessica Alzofon
Jessica.alzofon@valleycan.org

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