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Four HACLA Youth Receive Section 3 Student Scholarship Awards
For the third year, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) Section 3 department awarded scholarships to 4 (four) public housing youth. The Scholarship Program was developed as part of HACLA’s Section 3 Program to provide additional economic opportunities to Section 3 residents. With the participation and an ongoing commitment of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore and Clark Hill law firms, HACLA awarded scholarships to deserving youth to help them with their college expenses. Both law fi...
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As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children residing in affordable housing and community developments owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has been participating in the local SoCal NAHRO Poster Contest for the past 10 years. This year, a total of 18 youth from various public housing sites participated in the Poster Contest and three (3) were select to move on to the next phase of...
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HACLA Hosts Summer Community Partners Conference

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HACLA Hosts Summer Community Partners Conference
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) hosted its Summer Community Partners Conference on July 23rd at Jordan Downs Community Center in Watts. Every quarter, HACLA’s collaborating agencies convene to update each other on their progress in serving HACLA’s residents and services provided at the Watts/Los Angeles WorkSource Center. They also share information on upcoming events. Representatives from the following organizations attended the conference: Los Angeles County Departme...
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Boyle Heights Writes History: Ramona and Pico Gardens Youth Become First Published Resident Student Authors
Eight youth from Ramona Gardens and Pico Gardens public housing sites write history by becoming first published resident student authors in Boyle Heights. Resident authors Jeffery Carrasco, Emely Toscano, Joshua Toscano, Abe Blancas, Michael Blancas, Janette Lopez, Adriana Romero and Kevin Moreno were celebrated during the book signing and fundraising event hosted by Casa Fina Restaurant in East Los Angeles. Councilmember Jose Huizar, Founder and Director of Homeboy Industries Father Greg Boyle...
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  • HACLA Hosts 100 City Officials from the National League of Cities Summit
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) welcomed nearly 100 city officials from all over the country for a mobile workshop and a tour of Watts. During their tour, the government o...
  • Grand Opening of El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments
    The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) joined Meta Housing Corporation for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the El Segundo and 127th Street Apartments in Harbor Gatew...
  • Section 3 Resident Story: Meet Sonia
    Sonia Rodriquez is no stranger to balancing the challenges of life. This single mother of five has often worked several jobs to support her family. She now lives with her children at the Pueblo Del Ri...
  • Ribbon Cutting of Watts Empowerment Center Sports Complex
      The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) together with Red Eye Inc., partners, celebrities, guests and Watts residents celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Watts Empowe...