Equity and Empowerment (E²)

Equity & Empowerment (E2) focuses on upward mobility programming, industry diversity metrics, and equity policies. Other proposed E2 programming includes fostering partnerships with community-based organizations, tackling COVID-19 equity relief, youth engagement, and a collaboration with the Office of Immigrant Affairs.

  • Policy Equity Lens: LA Civil Rights will apply a policy equity lens to assess health disparities, inequities in City planning, and community policing through collaborations with non-governmental and city entities, including with the Office of Immigrant Affairs. 
  • Upward Mobility Programming: LA Civil Rights will engage young Angelenos and community-based organizations for community events and career pipelines for people from underserved communities. LA Civil Rights works to develop college readiness and career readiness, financial literacy workshops, homeowner seminars, and entrepreneurial training sessions. 
  • Industry Diversity Metrics: LA Civil Rights will assess, track, and monitor the hiring, promotion, and retention of people from underserved communities in various high-earning potential industries to promote diversity and inclusion, including through the RENEW Task Force.