CHANGING LIVES,

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Who we are &
what we do

Since 2005, the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) has been devoted to inspiring, educating and empowering the historically disadvantaged youth and residents of South LA. In this video, CRCD President and CEO, Mark Wilson provides and overview of our organization and what we do in the community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to sustain, coordinate, and improve local planning, development,and community services that address the needs of low-income and working-class residents and small businesses in South Los Angeles. 

Our Impact

Own and operate 370 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing in South LA

Invested $125 million in South LA housing

6,000+ served with job placement and training

Assisted 5,000+ low-income & reentry with jobs and skills training

3,500+ individuals served through CRCD youth program

691 high school diplomas & career credentials earned

2,224+ education/employment placements

905 college credits earned through CRCD assisted programs

2,200+ transition-age youth served

916 transition-age youth placed in housing through CESY

435 transition-age youth housed in CRCD apartments

2,234 received services through Ruth’s Place

Own and operate 370 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing in South LA

Invested $125 million in South LA housing

6,000+ served with job placement and training

Assisted 5,000+ low-income & reentry with jobs and skills training

3,500+ individuals served through CRCD youth program

691 high school diplomas & career credentials earned

2,224+ education/employment placements

905 college credits earned through CRCD assisted programs

2,200+ transition-age youth served

916 transition-age youth placed in housing through CESY

435 transition-age youth housed in CRCD apartments

2,234 received services through Ruth’s Place

Own and operate 370 units of affordable and permanent supportive housing in South LA

Invested $125 million in South LA housing

6,000+ served with job placement and training

Assisted 5,000+ low-income & reentry with jobs and skills training

3,500+ individuals served through CRCD youth program

691 high school diplomas & career credentials earned

2,224+ education/employment placements

905 college credits earned through CRCD assisted programs

2,200+ transition-age youth served

916 transition-age youth placed in housing through CESY

435 transition-age youth housed in CRCD apartments

2,234 received services through Ruth’s Place

No longer homeless, I went from a FICO score of 0 to 767. I just bought my first new car! My life is going great and I am thinking of my future. If it had not been for me coming to the WorkSource Center I don’t think any of this would have ever happened for me.

—Dan R., Program Participant – Workforce and Economic Development, Reentry and Financial Opportunity Center

CRCD Enterprises

Changing Lives, One Job at a Time

In 2012, CRCD established a separate social enterprise, CRCD Enterprises, a California-licensed general contractor providing neighborhood beautification and clean-up services to South LA while providing on-the-job training to vulnerable individuals. Their fully insured and licensed professional maintenance services company serves the Central Avenue Historic Business District with street cleaning, bulky item removal, and graffiti abatement services.

See how the CRCD Enterprises crew is making a difference in South LA. Visit Site

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