Los Angeles Board of Supervisors recently approved an effort to enhance the County’s ability to address the homelessness crisis by establishing an accountability framework to ensure shelter or housing for everyone ready and willing to receive these services.
ACOF Tenant Shares His Story
ACOF tenants are increasingly playing a bigger role in advocating to end homelessness through supportive housing.
Giving Tuesday 2019
This Giving Tuesday, ACOF celebrated its tenants and learned what the word ‘community’ means to them. We thank you for supporting us this Giving Tuesday! To get to know our tenants and what the word ‘community’ means to them, visit faces of ACOF.
18th annual mayoral housing, transportation and jobs summit.
ACOF is proud to have been a cooperating organization during Los Angeles Business Council’s 18th Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation and Jobs Summit. We thank LABC for its significant focus on the homelessness crisis. This annual event convenes leaders from all perspectives of the housing debate to address the housing crisis and its effect on employment … Continue reading 18th annual mayoral housing, transportation and jobs summit.
Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking
A Community of Friends thanks everyone, including Los Angeles County Supervisor, Second District Mark Ridley-Thomas for their participation during the Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking Ceremony. Firestone Phoenix is a 44-unit #supportivehousing development, which includes 36 supportive housing apartments for formerly #homeless households. Twenty (20) of the supportive housing units will be for veterans who are homeless, chronically homeless, or homeless with … Continue reading Firestone Phoenix Groundbreaking
EY Connect Day 2019
[smartslider3 slider=8] EY Connect Day is an annual event in which the organization Ernst & Young encourages people, including their own staff, to volunteer with a focus on activities that promote entrepreneurial business skills and environmental sustainability. This year, ACOF’s Silver Star project was chosen as the recipient of EY Connect Day. Silver Star is … Continue reading EY Connect Day 2019
ACOF Partners with Baby2Baby
Every month Baby2Baby donates much-needed items to our family buildings. Baby2Baby provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child needs.
City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee Meeting
Chief Operating Officer, Rachel Feldstein, attended the City Council Homeless and Poverty Committee meeting September 4th. In attendance were councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Monica Rodriguez, Mike Bonin and David Ryu. The committee requested comments from stakeholders on how the city should prioritize and distribute the Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAPP) funding. #homelessness #endhomelessness
Project Update: Casa del Sol
We are happy to announce that the framing of the fourth (and final) floor of Casa del Sol has been completed! Framing of the roof will be completed this month. Casa del Sol, a City of Los Angeles Proposition HHH-funded project, is a $21.8 million permanent supportive housing complex with 44 apartments and approximately 3,500 … Continue reading Project Update: Casa del Sol
President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles
President and CEO, Dora Leong Gallo, joined Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Members of the House Financial Services Committee and California Delegation to discuss the state of homelessness in Los Angeles. The hearing examined the #homelessness crisis in Los Angeles metropolitan area, actions taken thus far, and additional actions that can be taken at the local, … Continue reading President & CEO, Dora Leong Gallo Discusses the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles