Public Allies Los Angeles –Public Allies empowers diverse leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation. The program models the ‘best practices’ in workforce, career and technical education while annually strengthening over 20 nonprofit organizations, providing over 42,000 hours of community service and serving over 15,000 Los Angeles residents.
ServiceWorks, South Los Angeles – ServiceWorks in South Los Angeles, operated by CDTech in partnership with Public Allies Los Angeles is one of fifteen sites in the nation. We strategically partner with high schools, community colleges and non-profit organizations dedicated to serving low to middle income youth ages 16-24 through a series of skill building workshops that strengthen life, service and leadership skills.
Place Based Community Engagement – CDTech has been identifying and training resident leaders in the South Los Angeles community of Vernon-Central (90011 zip code area) and Vermont Square (90007) for over 6 years, building the community’s capacity and power to lead transformational work related to educational attainment, economic development and civic engagement.
Economic Development – CDTech supports the Food Industry Business Roundtable as an urban manufacturing sector networks as a means of strengthening LA’s inner city economies via networks of small manufacturers. CDTech is also a lead partner in several economic development efforts focused on strengthening inner city business corridors and negotiating and implementing community benefits agreements.