Saving Tips for Renters

Conservation is a community effort. Every member of our communities plays an important role in maintaining LA’s resources. When we each do our part to conserve, the result is a healthier, happier, hydrated Los Angeles. If saving resources, isn’t exciting enough, how about saving money while you do it? Here are five saving tips for renters from the Los Angeles

Women Making History Every Day- Gilda Haas

In 1995, Gilda Haas had a vision of her own Beloved Community. In her vision, justice and equity were the building blocks for community development. With that foundation, all people could share community prosperity. Through her leadership and the strength of unity, Haas and her fellow neighbors set out to build their Beloved Community and founded Strategic Actions for A

Keep Calm and Stay COVID-19 Free

This morning, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and LA County Supervisors declared a state of emergency for the city of Los Angeles and greater LA County, due to the spread of coronavirus. So far, California has 50 recorded cases, and the first coronavirus death was confirmed this morning. Elected officials and experts at the LA Department of Public Health are urging residents

Rent Control and Policies That Affect It

Rent Control Rent Control or Rent Stabilization Ordinances are in 17 California cities — second most in the country.  San Francisco, San Jose, Berkeley, and Los Angeles all have one.  Different versions are found in each city.  In LA, we have the Rent Stabilization Ordinance and homes covered by it are called RSOs.  Our stabilization ordinance does not cover every

SAJE statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

We at Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE) believe that the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Department of Justice is a regressive and detrimental action against the very communities that continue to make our nation great . We are outraged, upset, and disappointed at the shortsightedness of this decision from Washington. More than 800,000