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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...

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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...

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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. If you did not sign up to become a...

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Food Justice

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...

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Celebrating the wins

Today we celebrated the victories and continued work of The Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign. Vendor leaders took a moment to celebrate and reflect on all the amazing work they’ve accomplished; from legalizing street vending in Los Angeles, to taking the fight to Sacramento for SB 946, the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act, introduced by Senator...

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BREAKING NEWS #SB946 Safe Sidewalk Vending Act Passes Senate  

#SB946 the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara just passed through the California Senate with a 22 to 10 vote! #SB946 is an important statewide proposal to decriminalize street vending in California and ensure permit programs are designed with public safety and health in mind, not discrimination against vendors. Stay tuned for action...

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Exciting announcement! We’ve been selected…

We are excited to announce that we’ve been selected as Community Progress Makers by the Citi Foundation to help accelerate economic opportunities in Los Angeles. Isela Gracian, our President stated that: “Fighting gentrification has been a driving force behind our work in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles, where a large number of low-income...

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Street Vending Victory!

This past week we’ve reached a historical milestone in the Street Vendor Movement and the LA Street Vendor Campaign. The LA City Council approved for the first time ever a proposal for legal sidewalk vending across the city! This came after months of organizing and advocating by street vendors to approve a program that...

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Breaking News!

The Los Angeles City Council voted to move forward a proposal to legalize Street Vending and defeated a motion by Councilmember Blumenfield to reintroduce a property owner veto. We’ve made history! This is an immense milestone and the fight continues. Join us in Sacramento where we’ll be providing testimony to the State to help...

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Welcome, Cielito Lindo

On April 2, we celebrated the residents and grand opening of Cielito Lindo, our newest affordable housing development in Boyle Heights. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Jose Huizar, and local community leaders joined us to celebrate and commemorate this affordable housing milestone. Cielito Lindo is a $21,812,697 investment with 50 units total, 30 are one-bedroom,...

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