While the severe lack of affordable and accessible housing has hurt Californians across the board, communities of color have been the most impacted. Black and Latino households are rent burdened at ... ... read more »
Los Angeles has the largest small business economy in the U.S., with over 250,000 small businesses.
However, there’s a shortage of capital available for these small businesses, and entrepreneurs of color are disproportionately affected.
Earlier this month, the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund (EOCF) program was launched in Los Angeles to address this shortage. With $2.65 million in funding to support historically disadvantaged small business owners in Los Angeles, the fund is designed to help increase the availability of capital and business resources to strengthen small businesses owned by underserved entrepreneurs. ... read more »
As of 2019, the population of individuals experiencing homelessness has skyrocketed to 58,936 people in Los Angeles County alone. The homeless population in California reached 151,000 last year. The median price of a home in LA County was over $600,000 in 2019, and the average rent for a one bedroom was almost $2,000. ... read more »
With the House’s passing of HEROES Act on May 16, a bill created in effort to start negotiations on the next relief effort to the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions arise on how the legislation will aid in federal relief and assist to combat COVID-19. ... read more »
The Symposium will feature presentations and panel discussions on Affordable Housing and Development, Funding Opportunities, and Tax Essentials for Faith Based and Nonprofit Organizations: Capitalizing on Tax Laws and Exemptions. ... read more »