T.R.U.S.T. South LA
T.R.U.S.T South LA is a community-controlled organization dedicated to building the economic and political power of residents of South Los Angeles. T.R.U.S.T South LA supports and organizes campaigns to revitalize the surrounding neighborhood with transportation, recreation, and food access to promote healthy living and economic vitality.
T.R.U.S.T South LA plays an important role in building community wealth. With loan and grant funds raised from public and private sources, T.R.U.S.T South LA acquires land to be held in perpetuity by the community controlled land trust. Permanent control over their assets is ensured through its legal structure as a member based organization – membership is restricted to low-income residents within the T.R.U.S.T South LA’s boundaries of Pico, Western, Gage, and Central/Compton Avenues.