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Community Partners


Community Based Organizations

  • Bet Tzedek · Establish guardianship, family preparedness, SIJS · 323-939-0506
    Bet Tzedek provides free, expert legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Los Angeles.

  • KIWA - Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance · Workers’ rights, wage claims · 213-738-9050
    KIWA has clinics related to worker empowerment.  They also have workshops around taxes and invoices, particularly for street vendors.

  • EDN - Eviction Defense Network · Housing/Tenant rights workshops and consultations · 213-385-8112
    EDN provides free consultations to stop evictions and involuntary displacement.

  • BASTA Inc. · Housing Rights · 213-736-5050
    BASTA provides community education outreach and financial counseling to help tenants understand the root causes of eviction and homelessness, as well as their rights as tenants under local rent control ordinances and state law.

  • VEDC - Valley Economic Development Center · Entrepreneur workshops, small business loan · 800-304-1755
    VEDC provides workshops on: marketing 101, homebuyer/homeownership, Facebook for business, tax tips for small business, entrepreneurial training, business plans.

  • PACE - Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment · Entrepreneur workshops, small business loan · 213-353-3982
    PACE provides workshops on: business startup, credit workshops, small business loans, business plan and marketing, procurement, marketing 101, Google for business, how to grow your business, business taxes, legal aspects of your business.

  • YPI - Youth Policy Institute · Lending circles · 213-688-2802
    YPI provides workshops on: financial coaching, financial literacy, financial capability, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), matched savings accounts, debt and credit management assistance using tools like lending circles.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer or partner, call us at 213-228-7380.