Creating Communities That Work

What We Do

Civic Engagement
Community Education
Economic Development
Leadership Development


CDTech equips South LA residents to transform their neighborhoods and create economic opportunities.
Community. Capacity. Change.

CDTech is a catalyst for change in South LA, activating and focusing the potential of residents and businesses. We equip them with the training, strategies and programs they need to be leaders and organizers for neighborhood improvement and economic growth. With 20 years of experience, CDTech combines grassroots participation with strategic policy understanding, creating community development and economic development programs that incorporate deep insight into the actual needs, desires and capabilities of South LA. Grassroots participation, including the development and utilization of local human capital, helps CDTech to deliver self-sustaining programs with long-term, strategic benefits.

  • Non-Profit Leadership Development

    Last year, the Public Allies, Los Angeles professional and leadership development program retained and graduated 97% of program participants who are now ready for the workforce.

  • Advancement in Community Education

    With support from CDTech, the Community Planning Program at Los Angeles Trade Technical College saw a student enrollment retention rate of 93% in the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Community Engagement

    Our Community Engagement team outreached to over 7,500 residents in the last year, connecting them with economic opportunities and engaging residents in dialogues to advocate for sustainable communities.

  • Economic Development

    Last year, our Economic Development team outreached to over 500 businesses around the Washington Corridor and Vermont Square Neighborhoods, providing them with resources to save money, build economic sustainability and opportunities to join in on the process for advocating for sustainable communities

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