January 17, 2023
Today, Los Angeles City Council passed a motion sponsored by Council District 8 to appeal the South LA Planning Commission’s decision to deny a permit for a hotel on the vacant Bethune site in South Central. We just elected a new slate of folks on the grounds they are going to be progressive on housing, so this vote is especially disappointing. We are grateful to all who wrote or called […]
January 11, 2023
South Central Urgently Needs More Affordable Housing. Click Here to Email LA City Council and Tell them to Vote Against Using the Bethune Site for a Luxury Hotel Development.
December 21, 2022
Never underestimate the power of the people!
June 9, 2022
The proposed amendments allow the City of Los Angeles to continue their plans of using valuable public land for gentrifying development.
June 2, 2022
United Neighbors In Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD) Coalition is a strong, proud, and diverse alliance of labor and community organizations with a history of building successful partnerships that secure real community benefits from large urban development projects. Through our campaign work, we are committed to future development of South LA that includes and benefits all members of the community. This Affordable Housing Grant Program has been established because of past organizing efforts […]
June 21, 2021
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
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
September 3, 2020
August 30th, 2020 https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-08-30/curren-price-digital-billboards-campaign-money-reef
August 5, 2020
For Immediate Release: July 29th, 2020 Contact: Maria Patiño Gutierrez email@example.com Ralph Jean firstname.lastname@example.org, (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 […]