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CRSP aka Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute (LAEVI)

The Los Angeles Ecovillage Institute addresses urban environmental and housing inequities by incubating regenerative projects, including a 100% affordable intentional housing co-op, a cargo bike shop, a learning garden, and an ecological loan fund. These projects improve quality of life, strengthen social cohesion and build neighborhood resilience.

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  • CREATE ·2023 Grants Challenge

    Creating Koreatown's First Zero-Waste Store

    Zero-waste stores are gaining popularity in Los Angeles, with new refilleries popping up all over town. However, these stores are in wealthier areas, leaving residents of central LA-who often face higher environmental burdens despite living more sustainable lifestyles-without environmentally-friendly options. Zero Waste Koreatown will address this disparity by creating a bulk store in LA's densest neighborhood, bringing sustainable, affordable, healthy bulk groceries and goods to underserved lower-income people and communities of color.

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