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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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A minute with… Isela Gracian

This April 1st marks three years since Isela Gracian transitioned into her role as ELACC President. In those three years, with Isela’s leadership, ELACC has expanded and continues to grow through affordable housing development, policy changes, and community work. We sat down with Isela to discuss her career, present ELACC initiatives, and the future of...

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A minute with… Ernesto Espinoza

Meet Ernesto, Vice President of Community Capital at East LA Community Corporation. With a background in architecture and a passion for social justice, Ernesto has extensive experience in developing affordable housing. Fun Fact: Ernesto is a founding member of the East LA Chicano Film Festival. Take a minute to learn more about Ernesto. “I...

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Rally 4 Women Street Vendors

About 100 people congregated on Main Street on the morning of Friday, March 9, to hear women vendors and allies of the Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign, speak about the threats of the “business veto” in City Council’s proposal to legalize street vending. Vendor leaders spoke about the fear of extortion they experience and...

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