Meet Diontaie

Diontaie is a participant in the Clean LA and MC3 Training programs at CRCD. After successful completion of the Clean LA program, he gained employment with a local union while


Evermont Press Release

The new mixed-use development will deliver 180 affordable homes for seniors and families, retail stores, a transit plaza, and a Metro training facility.


Black History Month – Ralph Bunche House and Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building

The Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building was a “symbol of black enterprise and of loyal service to many thousands.” It represented hope, pride, and a sense of belonging for African Americans in Los Angeles and across the country. While the Ralph J. Bunche House pays homage to the first African American to receive the Nobel peace prize, the first African American to gain a Ph.D. in political science from an American university and the first Black member to be inducted into the American Philosophical Society, was a resident of South Los Angeles.


Celebrating Black History Month

Architect Paul R. Williams

We are celebrating Black History Month with an article each week sharing insight into the historic buildings in South LA in which CRCD has invested in preserving their cultural heritage and continues to nurture the future for the community. This week we shine the spotlight on the Historic 28th Street YMCA!


Meet Brian

Brain holding his new employee badge

Brian is a true CRCD Workforce Development and Financial Opportunity Center success story! When Brian asked how CRCD contributed to his success. He credited the resources and referrals provided by the Financial Opportunity Center at CRCD, the partnerships with GRID Alternatives, and Friends Outside for his success. He stated, “the resources you provide are wonderful and life-changing.”


Congressmember Karen Bass Named YouthBuild Champion

Congressmember Karen Bass with YouthBuild CEO John Valverde, CRCD CEO Mark Wilson and CRCD CPO Jahrell Thomas

“Congressmember Bass has been a mentor, advocate, and champion for youth in South Los Angeles and throughout this nation. Her tenacity is an inspiration to our youth, and she continues to set an example to our leaders that we should never lower the bar to serving our youth.”



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