Non-profit organization with independent 501(c)(3) status

Western Center on Law & Poverty

Through the lens of economic and racial justice, the mission of Western Center on Law & Poverty is to fight in courts, cities, counties, and in the Capitol to secure housing, health care, and a strong safety net for Californians with low incomes.

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  • LIVE ·2022 Grants Challenge

    Secure and Stable Housing For All Angelenos

    Our goal is for ALL Angelenos to have access to healthy, sustainable, and affordable housing in neighborhoods of their choosing. We advocate for strong, clear, and enforceable anti-displacement protections, work to protect tenants from eviction and landlord abuse, and ensure access to housing by advocating to preserve the existing housing stock and by promoting equitable planning and development.

  • LIVE ·2021 Grants Challenge
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    Working to Provide Dignity, Basic Needs, and Care for All Through the Law

    Western Center on Law & Poverty fights to undo the impact of California’s massive income and wealth inequality, the unsustainable and racist housing market, lack of access to health care, and unfair systems of justice. Our team works tirelessly to make sure Los Angeles residents experiencing poverty are protected in California law, both during the pandemic and after.

  • LIVE ·2014 Grants Challenge

    Health Care for 1 Million Uninsured Los Angeles Residents

    WCLP will help the state and county expand health care to the 1 million LA residents who remain uninsured after the Affordable Care Act.

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