Our Portal in Los Angeles is currently hosted at Mercado La Paloma, a project of Esperanza Community Housing Corporation located in the Figueroa Corridor of South Los Angeles.
Esperanza Community Housing Corporation is a social justice non-profit that achieves comprehensive, long-term community development in South Los Angeles. Low-income community residents of all ages and ethnicities are the foundation of Esperanza’s grassroots work. Esperanza creates opportunities for growth, security, participation, and recognition by developing and preserving affordable housing; ensuring quality education; promoting health and access to care; stimulating involvement in the arts, science and culture; pursuing economic development; and advocating for progressive public policy and human rights. Esperanza works collaboratively through partnerships to strengthen our neighborhood. In all our actions, Esperanza builds hope with the community.