Press Releases

Press Room

Please address media/press inquiries to:

Michael Kelley
Communications Manager
Tel.: (412) 401-7989
Fax: (323) 750-9640

Recent Press Releases:

Community Coalition President & CEO Alberto Retana’s Statement on Measure EE Election Results

Community Coalition Statement on Shooting of Hip-Hop Rapper and Community Advocate Nipsey Hussle

Statement from the Equity Alliance for LA’s Kids on LAUSD Teachers Strike

LAUSD Board to Vote on Resolution Supporting Schools and Communities First Initiative to Close the Commercial Property Tax Loophole

South LA Community Reclaims “People’s Lot” & Celebrates 7th Annual Power Fest

Community Coalition’s 3rd Annual People Power Convention Highlights Youth, Homelessness, Education, Bail Reform and More Featuring Keynote Speaker: Angela Rye

Community Coalition to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Community Coalition Welcomes Civil Rights Icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis

Community Coalition President & CEO Alberto Retana Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

15 South LA Youth Sponsored by March For Our Lives to Join Rally Against Gun Violence in Washington, D.C.

Community Coalition Statement on Shooting of Anthony Weber by Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Deputy

Community Coalition to Celebrate Theme “We Are King’s Dream” in 33rd Annual Kingdom Day Parade

Advancement Project California, USC PERE, PICO California and California CALLS launch

Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows

“People, Power, Progress Awards” Celebrates Community Leaders & South LA Victories

HACLA Waiting List Lottery is Now Open! Community Organizations throughout LA Offering Application Assistance

Community Coalition President & CEO Alberto Retana Inducted into “2017 Frontline Soldiers Awards Wall of Fame”

Community Coalition Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

“Break The Internet For The Dream” National Virtual March

Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Hold Historic Meeting In South LA

Settlement Reached with LAUSD to Deliver $150 Million in New Services for High Need Students

Se llega a resolución: LAUSD a entregar $150 Millones en servicios nuevos para estudiantes de altas necesidades

6th Annual Power Fest Unites South LA Community With Activism, Culture and Entertainment

Community Coalition Holds “From South LA To Charlottesville: Stand & Resist” Unity Rally

More Than $82 Million Awarded For Arts Projects Nationwide

Prominent South Los Angeles Community and Labor Leaders Call For State of Emergency 

Lawsuit Claims LAUSD Will Shortchange High Need Students Over $2 Billion

South LA Art Festival Celebrates Conductors of Modern Day Underground Railroad

Turnaround Of South LA Park Leads To Healthcare Victory

Community Coalition Board of Directors Announces Search Firm to Identify President/CEO

Russell Simmons and 500 South LA Youth Pledge to “Keep the Peace”

Major Construction Project Brings New Landmark to South LA

Aloe Blacc and Ron Finley Join South LA Residents To Fight for Food Justice

Former Liquor Store Joins Effort for Healthier South LA

Singer and Songwriter Aloe Blacc is Honored For Advocacy For Progressive Causes.

Academy Award Winning Actor Throws His Weight Behind Reforming California’s Prison System.

Academy Award Winning Actor Throws His Weight Behind Reforming California’s Prison System.

Rebuilding South LA One Music Festival At Time