Photo Credit: Mike Dennis 2017
The United Neighbors in Defense Against Displacement (UNIDAD)
Coalition is the product of a community collaboration formed to prevent
the displacement of residents in South Central Los Angeles (LA).
UNIDAD is a coalition of residents and their organizations in South
Central LA dedicated to keeping families in their homes and improving
the health and economic well-being of low-income communities of color
through responsible development. We recognize that structural racism
and exploitative economic systems linked to housing, policing, land use
and employment policies have caused great harm to Black, Latino,
Native, Asian, immigrant and low-income communities.
to reverse these harms by promoting healthy and equitable
neighborhoods through planning and land use that is rooted in