Los Angeles

Here are local and national organizations and other entities that you can contact to fight inequality in your area:


HOPE(HispanasOrganized for Political Equality)

HOPE is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that has focused on empowering our communities through advocacy, Latina leadership training, and increasing knowledge on the contributions Latinas have made to advance the status of women for the past 30 years.

Asian American Advancing Justice

Rooted in the dreams of immigrants and inspired by the promise of opportunity, Asian Americans Advancing Justice/AAJCadvocates for an America in which all Americans can benefit equally from, and contribute to, the American dream. Our mission is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.

Community Coalition

Community Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.

MALDEF(Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund)

MALDEFis the nation's leading Latino legal civil rights organization.Our commitment is to protect and defend the rights of all Latinos living in the United States and the constitutional rights of all Americans.


CHIRLA hasbecome one of the largest and most effective advocates for immigrant rights, organizing, educating and defending immigrants and refugees in the streets, in the courts, and in the halls of power.At CHIRLA, civically engaged immigrants and their families working for a world where they are free to move, participate in democracy, and enjoy human rights.


Venice Family Clinic

To improve the health of people and communities through accessible, quality careandprovide quality primary health care to people in need.The Clinic continues to expand to best meet our community's needs with an innovative, integrated approach that addresses the unique combination of clinical and social factors that impact our patients' health. We offer primary and specialty care, behavioral health services, dental care, vision care and more-often all in one visit.

Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

UCLA Women's Health Community Agencies Directory

The community resource directory is intended to help you locate health, wellness, and social services of interest within Los Angeles County. The organizations listed provide various community based services, resources, and programs such as support groups and counseling, education, primary care and women's health services. The information presented in this website is not intended as a substitute for medical care.



It's no secret that for years, people of color - Blacks, Hispanic/Latinos, and Native American Indians - were noticeably absent from the ranks of corporate North America. By June of 1970, it was time to make a change.It was at that time that Frank C. Carr, our late founder, planted the seeds for what INROADS has become today. Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s landmark "I Have a Dream" speech, Frank quit his executive-level corporate day job and committed to taking swift and decisive action to increase ethnically diverse employees in corporate management in the U.S., and to help change the way these candidates gained entry into the business world.The INROADS mission that Frank advanced was - to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.

Cal State LA Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs

The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA is a nonpartisan, presidentially-charted institute dedicated to the quest for social justice and equality of opportunity, enlightened civic engagement, and an enhanced quality of life for all Californians.