Coalition for Responsible Community Development

Amount: 
$70,000
Year: 
2018
Field of Interest: 
Social Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
Program Name: 
CRCD Enterprises
Grant Type: 
General Community
Organization Description: 

Founded in 2005, Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) sustains, coordinates and improves local planning, development, and community services addressing the needs of low-income residents and small businesses in South Los Angeles. It operates WorkSource and YouthSource Centers, develops affordable and supportive housing, and is the lead agency serving and coordinating services for youth experiencing homelessness in South Los Angeles. CRCD specializes in workforce development for community members with the greatest barriers to employment, and has served over 5,000 low-income participants with job training, transitional employment, and job placement.

Grant Purpose: 

CRCD Enterprises  increases the self-sufficiency and employability of low-income young adults in South Los Angeles who face multiple barriers to employment, through job training, transitional employment, and industry-recognized certification.