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 for Equitable Development in South LA Freeways and Stadiums: Who is this all for?

At a community meeting last fall, we asked our members if they feared being pushed out of South Los Angeles. All hands were raised. This spurred a conversation on rising rents and growing homelessness in South LA as well as the new sports stadium in Inglewood, the Metro Los Angeles Crenshaw line, and the expansion

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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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