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”
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”
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”
Last night, we held our first in a series of community meetings for the Metro owned lots in Mariachi Plaza. It was a packed event, filled with community members looking to get information and join the community development process. At the meeting, we took the opportunity to talk about our work, and share our vision“Success! Our fist Mariachi Plaza Community Meeting”
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!”
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”
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”
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”
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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Take a look at the images from our celebration.
For many families and individuals, a mobile food pantry is a make or break factor in their monthly budget. Food insecurity is a daily reality in many peoples lives and without a Mobile Food Pantry resource, many would struggle to put food on the table. Today, people in our community received about 25lbs. of fresh“Food Justice”