June 21, 2021

UNIDAD Affordable Housing Report

In 2019, the City supported a change in plans to use the former Bethune Library site in Council District 8 for the development of a Marriott Hotel. The site’s initial plans were for affordable housing development, something the community had advocated for years to address the District’s increasing affordability crisis.   The UNIDAD coalition opposes the hotel project, which would serve tourists, not community members. The coalition would like to […]
June 1, 2021

UNIDAD 2021-2025 Strategic Plan

The United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD)Coalition is the product of a community collaboration formed to preventthe displacement of residents in South Central Los Angeles (LA).UNIDAD is a coalition of residents and their organizations in SouthCentral LA dedicated to keeping families in their homes and improvingthe health and economic well-being of low-income communities of colorthrough responsible development. We recognize that structural racismand exploitative economic systems linked to housing, policing, […]
September 11, 2020

“Community Groups Demand Affordable Housing at The Bethune Library Site” USC Annenberg Media
September 3, 2020

LA Times Article “He paved the way for big electronic billboards. Then $75,000 poured in for his reelection”

August 30th, 2020
August 5, 2020

UNIDAD Launches Public Land Campaign in South Los Angeles

For Immediate Release: July 29th, 2020 Contact: Maria Patiño Gutierrez  Ralph Jean, (404) 895-7004 Over 20 organizations and coalitions in South LA Sign Letter to Elected Officials  “Build Affordable Homes on Former Bethune Library Site, not a Hotel” South Los Angeles, CA—The United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition and over 20 community organizations and coalitions serving in South Los Angeles have signed on to a public […]
April 13, 2018

Statement Release: STOP SB 827!

August 17, 2017

Statement Release: USC University Village

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