Our Mission To create a more humane and democratic society by responding to the needs and problems of disenfranchised people through leadership development and educational programs based on Popular Education methodology. Specifically our goal is to organize and educate immigrants concerned with solving problems in their own communities.

Talleres de Comunicaciones para Organizadores Comunitarios

Invitamos a todas las organizaciones no lucrativas en el área de Los Angeles para que nos acompañen Viernes, 8 de mayo a una serie de talleres tecnológicos en Español. Aspiration, en conjunto con el Instituto de Educacion Popular del Sur de California (IDEPSCA), estos talleres serán gratuitos para apoyar el intercambio de aprendizaje y conocimiento sobre como usar herramientas tecnológicas para los esfuerzos de justicia social.

Act Now & Ask L.A. Mayor Garcetti to Keep Funding Day Labor Centers

Along with our partners,
CARECEN and YPI, we are extending our action asking Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to do the right thing and continue to fund the seven day labor community job sites across Los Angeles.

Fire up your phones and let your fingers do the tweeting to #SavetheDLcenters

IDEPSCA Welcomes Interim Executive Director

The General Assembly and the Board of Directors is proud to appoint Maegan Ortiz as Interim Executive Director of IDEPSCA, effective April 1, 2015. We are excited that Ms. Ortiz has agreed to serve in this capacity as we continue to implement our transition plan to find a permanent staff leader. Ms. Ortiz has been with the organization since 2014 serving as the VozMob Coordinator. She has done a phenomenal job managing and completing program deliverables in collaboration with community members, funders and staff. Most recently, Ms.

City of LA : Keep Funding the Day Labor Centers

Friends and Allies:

The seven Day Labor Centers funded by the City of Los Angeles are in danger of closing their doors as of July 1st, 2015. We ask that you support us in demanding that Mayor Eric Garcetti include the seven Day Labor centers in the 2015-2016 fiscal budget!

These centers are more than just spaces for predominantly immigrant workers to seek work. They are hubs of leadership development, skill building, and popular education.

Vote for IDEPSCA to Win $10,000 and the People's Momentum Award

IDEPSCA's work is for and by immigrant community members and their families. We see this through Mujeres en Accion, household workers who meet to develop their leadership skills in order to change their realities around issues of labor and health. We see this in our Aprendamos afterschool program. Currently meeting twice a week in Lincoln Heights, grade schoolers meet with their families to learn about water conservation. Their session will culminate with a community mural that the young people will design and paint.

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