What We Do

Our Approach

Social Justice

Community Organizing

Uniting community members in campaigns to transform our neighborhoods is at the heart of what we do. Our key campaigns include:

Creating an Historic Landmark

Advancing Educational Justice

Advancing Food Justice

Creating Smart Justice

Creating Safe and Vibrant Parks

Leadership Development

Our goal is to develop leaders in our community who can advocate on their own behalf and shape the policies of tomorrow.

Policy Advocacy

Our members participate in key policy battles to improve the quality of life for South Los Angeles residents.

Civic Engagement

We are committed to increasing voter registration, education and turnout of South Los Angeles voters.


We organize festivals, art walks, and artivist forums in an effort to raise awareness in the community of key social justice issues.

Member Support

College Prep Services

Our college prep services ensure that Community Coalition youth members succeed in school and transition successfully into quality post-secondary educational opportunities.

Families Helping Families

This program ensures that relative caregivers have the support they need to access needed mental health services, respite care and other support services.

Freedom Schools

An annual 8-week summer leadership and literacy enrichment program serving more than 100 youths (3rd to 12th grade).

Capacity Building

Community Coalition provides training to organizations that serve the South Los Angeles community.

Strategic Communications

The Movement Newspaper

Our quarterly newspaper addresses key issues impacting South LA residents.

Video Production

Community Coalition’s video production lab produces high quality videos that raise awareness on key issues impacting the lives of South Los Angeles residents.