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June 12, 2017

Media Advisory: The People’s Plan

April 26, 2017

The People’s Plan: Create Equitable Opportunities for South LA

March 2, 2017
UNIDAD members studying Southeast LA community plan map

“No on S” say UNIDAD Coalition: Longstanding Anti-Displacement Groups Make Clear Measure S Is Not the Answer

May 5, 2016

43,000 South LA Residents Risk Being Priced Out Due to Proposed Commercial Development

March 29, 2016

South Central L.A. in Bloom: Community Benefits Proposal for the Reef Development

October 28, 2015

Fast-Tracked Project Threatens South LA Community

MEDIA ADVISORY | LOS ANGELES, CA, OCTOBER 26, 2015 – Community residents and stakeholders are sounding the alarm on the severe impacts expected from a $1 billion development – known as “The Reef” – that is being fast-tracked by local officials. According to a new study, the gentrification caused by the proposed mega project in South Central LA would harm the health of local residents and risk displacing thousands. Dr. Holly Avey, Ph.D., of […]
October 27, 2015

Development in South LA: A Threat or an Opportunity?

Studies last year found Los Angeles to be the least affordable city in the country for renters.   The average Los Angeles renter spends 47% of their paycheck on rent; to afford the average apartment a worker would have to make $33 an hour. These facts are made even more meaningful if we consider that most people in LA — 52% percent — are renters, far fewer than in New York, […]
October 27, 2015

Building Hope with Community

The narrative of South Los Angeles has been one of serial displacement. Community residents, primarily low-income people of color, have systematically been priced out of our homes and neighborhoods to make way for industry and for gentrifying trends. We’ve faced higher rents, skyrocketing property values, and a cost of living that has become unmanageable — even when working multiple jobs. This combination is a result of the city’s poor planning […]
October 26, 2015

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