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Home for the Holiday’s

On December 22, 2017, Alejandra Flores and her two daughters received the keys to their brand new apartment in Cielito Lindo, East LA Community Corporation’s newest affordable housing development. “I will never forget the day they handed over the keys, it’s a moment no one will be able to take away from me,” said Alejandra. Alejandra“Home for the Holiday’s”

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Summer Happenings

This summer, we’ve been busy at Casa del Mexicano!  We began a much loved project, our community garden, and free summer music classes for families in the community. All through July and August, families joined us to learn about multiple instruments, forms of music and dance, and gardening; all to connect with the earth in a“Summer Happenings”

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Summer Music Classes

In July, we began our summer music classes at Casa Del Mexicano. These classes are part of our summer programming that includes music and a community garden for families and individuals to connect with the earth in a way that uplifts culture, community, and history. Join Quetzal and the team now through August to sing,“Summer Music Classes”

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We won the LA2050 Activation Challenge

Thank you for your vote and sharing this opportunity for us to win $200,000 with your friends, family, and social media pages. Thank you for taking action! With the $200,000 we can now activate Angelenos to engage in and build an inclusive economy that support LA’s 50,000 street vendors, whose entrepreneurship contributes to our neighborhood“We won the LA2050 Activation Challenge”

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We just made history!

At 3 p.m. today it was announced that the Street Vendor Movement is one step closer to making history in the state of California. State Senate Bill 946 (SB946), the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara just passed through the Assembly’s Local Government Committee with a 5-1 vote! SB946 is an important statewide proposal to“We just made history!”

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Important Update! SB#946

SB946, the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act, has another important committee hearing this Wednesday at 1:30pm. The bill will be heard in the Assembly’s Local Government Committee, and we could use your support! Please consider making phone calls to the Assemblymembers on the Committee. A script, names, and phone numbers of the Committee members are below.“Important Update! SB#946”

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Help us win $200,000

We’re finalist in the LA2050 Activation Challenge, and we need you to win $200,000! LA2050 is a grants challenge to inspire action and help change the future of Los Angeles and this is exactly what we plan to do. With the $200,000 we will activate Angelenos to engage in and build an inclusive economy that support“Help us win $200,000”

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Groundbreaking Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments

East LA Community Corporation (ELACC) and development partners celebrated the ground breaking of Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments, ELACC’s newest and largest affordable housing development. Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments is a $34,565,128 investment located in the neighborhood of Sun Valley in the city of Los Angeles. “As asset developers, we’re strategizing across multiple neighborhoods“Groundbreaking Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments”

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Taste of Boyle Heights

Thank you so much for attending our 7th Annual Taste of Boyle Heights on May 24. We are proud to have brought together such an amazing group of people to celebrate our accomplishments, honor Maya Jupiter, Carla DePaz, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, and Genesis LA.

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Be sure to look out for next year’s date. Registration information will be available here, on our website.

Take a look at the images from our celebration.

East LA Community Corporation
7th Annual Taste of Boyle Heights
Taste of Boyle Heights is an established community event going into its seventh year offering a variety of delicious foods from street vendors who are members of the Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign and local brick and mortar businesses. We count on the dollars raised from our largest fundraiser of the year to ensure we continue providing comprehensive programming to improve the quality of life for Boyle Heights residents.
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