Building Capacity, Community & Collective Action.

What We Do

Civic Engagement

Community Education

Economic Development

Leadership Development


CDTech equips South LA residents to transform their neighborhoods and create economic opportunities.
Canvassing. 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.

  • Community Engagement

    Community Planning and Economic Development courses lead by CDTech reported to have influenced 83% of students "a great deal" to be more civically engaged or engaged in different ways in their community.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Economic Development

    Last year, our Economic Development program graduated 100% of participants in the UNIDAD Workforce Development program, providing community members with vital workforce skills and connecting them with professional networks.

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