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We value working with local leaders and other likeminded organizations. We prioritize collaboration and have experienced the benefits of expanding capacity, strengthening effectiveness and learning from others. 

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 1,000,000 people in 43 countries. We are currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S.
AHF funds its mission to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships. Generating new, innovative ways of treatment, prevention and advocacy has been the hallmark of our success. We are currently leading a mass testing initiative to identify and treat the 25 million people who are unaware they are infected.
By advocating big goals–such as having 1 billion people tested each year–AHF hopes to eliminate older, more time-consuming methods. Since 1987, AHF has cared for thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. As we create and implement new programs in communities across the U.S. and abroad, we expand delivery of healthcare and influence over policy with the aim of saving more lives.

City of Compton

Compton is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Compton greeted the 21st century as a multiracial, multicultural community of nearly 100,000 residents. Known as the “Hub City” because of its unique position in almost the exact geographical center of Los Angeles County, the City of


Compton is also one of the oldest cities in the county.

Compton’s easy accessibility to and from five freeways and the affordability of its housing (median home price was $407,000 in December 2006) has drawn additional residents and sparked the interest of developers. In the first few years of the century, developers constructed over 100 new homes and built a new Rite Aide, Wells Fargo Bank, two Starbucks, and a number of retail/commercial centers.


The 2000 census recorded 56.8% of the population as Hispanic or Latino; 40.3 percent, Black or African American; 1.1%, Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.7% Native American or Alaskan Native, and the balance Asian, White or other race.`

Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles

Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County (NHS) serves as a catalyst for local residents, business and government representatives to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low to moderate income families and revitalize communities into neighborhoods of choice.


NHS strengthens communities by developing and maintaining quality affordable housing, creating and preserving affordable homeownership opportunities, supporting local leaders, providing financial education and increasing the financial independence of families and people in need.

Seeds of Change

We are committed to furthering the organic cause by creating a unique seed-to-plate experience for people who cherish the goodness of nature in their gardens, kitchens, and communities.

Pacific Coast Regional

Pacific Coast Regional (PCR) is a private, non-profit corporation founded in 1977 to assist small business owners in becoming successful members of the Southern California business community. Through contracts with the Federal Government, the State of California, and partnerships with private institutions, PCR provides financial, educational and consulting services. In addition, PCR has been certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Our primary goal is to help the small business owner succeed.

Light and Life Christian Fellowship

One of the main things you should know about LLCF is that we seek to collaborate with other churches that preach the gospel, rather than magnifying our differences, we seek to identify what unifies us as Christians, below are those unifying beliefs. 

Reformed Church of Los Angeles

We seek to preach the Bible expositionally with passion and clarity, and make disciples of Jesus Christ through small group communities. We're devoted to engaging and impacting our neighborhoods through evangelism, community outreach, social justice, and cultural renewal. We believe the Christian faith is best articulated through the historic Reformed Creeds and Confessions, but we also believe in presenting these truths in an authentic way that is understood in the language and culture of the people we are ministering to.

The Compton Initiative

The Compton Initiative is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 with a commitment to restore the city of Compton by painting homes, schools and churches on quarterly workdays in partnership with individual volunteers and other organizations.


Starting with a small group of volunteers eager to show love and inspire hope, we’ve grown to thousands of caring workers of all ages and backgrounds in yellow shirts who serve across the city.


We offer community organizations, service groups and non-profits an opportunity to make a sustainable impact in Compton by instilling a sense of care and pride within each neighborhood.

Charles R. Drew University

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is a private, nonprofit, community-founded, student-centered University committed to cultivating diverse health professions leaders who are dedicated to social justice and health equity for underserved populations through outstanding education, clinical service and community engagement. CDU is also a leader in health disparities research with a focus on education, training, treatment and care in cancer, diabetes, cardiometabolic and HIV/AIDS. 

Discovery Church

Discovery launched in 1999 to help people from any background discover the stunning and revolutionary way of following Jesus in a welcoming environment. Discovery was planted by Rocky Mountain Christian Church, LifeBridge Christian Church, East 91st Christian Church, Church Planters of the Rockies, and The Orchard Group.


Because of this mandate, we strongly invite people to belong before they believe, and we’re passionate about reminding all of us that no matter what you’ve done or what’s been done to you, you’re welcome at Discovery. Consequently, the Discovery community is a collection of passionate followers of Christ, people looking into the claims of Christ, and even skeptical people who have found community at Discovery.


We are Christ centered and outward-focused. We’re passionate about our beliefs and respectful and courteous to everyone who joins our community. We are theologically conservative, with a strong thread of grace weaved throughout what we do and who we are. We communicate with an artistic and intellectual bent.

Dedication Catering

Dedication Catering is a business dedicated to displaying healthier options for the community.

The Navigators

The Navigators is a ministry that shares the gospel of Jesus and helps people grow in their relationship with Him through Life-to-Life® discipleship, creating spiritual generations of believers. Since its founding in 1933, The Navigators has upheld the mission “To know Christ, make Him known, and help others do the same®.” Watch the video below and read on to learn more about our ministry efforts around the globe.


America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC) is your one-stop shop for workforce services, providing a comprehensive range of no-cost employment and training services for employers and job seekers. AJCC is a collaboration of local, state, private, and public entities that provide comprehensive and innovative employment services and resources to meet the needs of the California workforce.


We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.


We have a vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.

The Compton Community Garden

The Compton Community Garden is now owned and run by the Los Angeles Land Trust. For more information contact Dr. Ross at: 

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