It’s not hard to imagine what a healthy and thriving community looks like. But actually creating it? That’s more than any one organization can accomplish on its own, particularly when our communities are on the frontlines of multiple struggles. We need powerful allies in order to strengthen our collective voice, increase resources, and realize the collaborative bottom-up approaches that are needed to create systemic change.
SCOPE’s long history of experimenting with models for voter outreach, grassroots organizing, and understanding the nuances of California’s demographics resulted in California Calls, an alliance of social justice organizations that has effectively created statewide voter education programs, tax and fiscal reform campaigns—and a wider, larger, and active base of voters in support of progressive change. Read more about California Calls here.»
The California Climate Equity Coalition is led by the Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Coalition for Clean Air, Greenlining Institute, Public Advocates Inc, and SCOPE to ensure the successful and equitable implementation of climate investments in disadvantaged communities and low-income households and communities.
Repower LA is a citywide coalition of community groups, environmentalists, and small businesses anchored by LAANE, SCOPE, and IBEW Local 18 that advocates for equitable environmental programs and career path jobs at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. This includes expanded energy efficiency and clean energy investment to help low-income customers save money.
The California Environmental Justice Alliance is a statewide, community-led alliance that works to achieve environmental justice by advancing policy solutions. We unite the powerful local organizing of our members in the communities most impacted by environmental hazards – low-income communities and communities of color – to create comprehensive opportunities for change at a statewide level.
STAND-L.A. is an environmental justice coalition of community groups that seeks to end neighborhood drilling to protect the health and safety of Angelenos on the front lines of urban oil extraction.
Fix LA is a coalition of community groups, faith-based organizations, working families and others who are collectively calling on Los Angeles City leaders to restore vital City programs and services that have been cut.
The South Los Angeles Building Health Communities (SLA-BHC) Hub is a collaborative of community partners working for low-income housing, transforming punitive school disciplinary policies, addressing health disparities for Black and Latino peoples, and much more. The SLA-BHC partners are building youth leadership, training working class and immigrant communities in organizing and advocacy, providing holistic services for trans and queer people, and working to eliminate toxic environmental elements in our homes and communities.
Equal Voice is a burgeoning movement for and by low-income families working to bring about change – in public policy, attitudes and practices – to ensure the well-being of America’s families.