SCOPE believes that the economic problems of South Los Angeles can only be solved by building power within, and among, low-income communities of color

Pushing Past the Status Quo: Why We Need Community Centered Climate Policy Even More

Pushing Past the Status Quo: Why We Need Community Centered Climate Policy Even More Last month, our state legislature voted to approve a set of climate policies that disregard the needs of residents living on the front-lines of climate change. Our governor and legislators struck a deal to extend the cap-and-trade system, one of the

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SCOPE Members Remember the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising

On this 25th anniversary of the L.A. Uprising, to commemorate and reflect on the pivotal event, we sat down with SCOPE members, Joaquin Meneses and Carolyn Riley, and asked them to share their personal experience of the Uprising. Joaquin was a recent immigrant from Mexico living in Koreatown in ‘92 and remembers both the community

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