Humble Beginnings, Powerful Results.

ELACC is a community development corporation focused on developing housing for local residents, as well as the quality of life for those residents and their wider community. We see affordable housing, homeownership, and financial education as crucial steps toward a broader goal of economic stability and ultimately well-being for our community.

A Statement from the President of East LA Community Corporation: Addressing Gentrification and the Boyle Height Affordability Crisis

Since 2005, ELACC has organized community residents against gentrifying forces driven by market speculation, and utilized a real estate strategy to fight these forces back.
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  • Casa Del Mexicano

    Taste of Boyle Heights

    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 06:00 PM · 1 rsvp

    The "Taste" is unlike any other gala. This growing and unique event will be held at Casa del Mexicano in Boyle Heights. Guests can enjoy an assortment of delicious food and tasty treats. We’ll have a live concert with musical performances by local artists.Come celebrate with us on Thursday, May 19th.

    Early bird tickets are now on sale for a limited time only. You can purchase tickets and advertisements at or via Evenbrite 

    Music Concert will feature:

    • 3 live bands; El Conjunto Nueva Ola, Buyepongo and Sin Color 
    • DJ
    • Food by local LA Street Vendors 
    • Photo booth
    • Event swag
    • Specialty drinks for sale
    • Merchandise for sale
    • Free parking

    For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Elizabeth Lugo at (323) 863-8040 or