The Advancement Project

Urban Peace Launches as Separate Project

The Advancement Project Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Urban Peace program, as of August 1, 2015, is now a separate entity that is currently being incubated by Community Partners but on its way to becoming its own stand-alone nonprofit organization called Urban Peace Institute. The Board of Directors believes that Urban Peace Institute can stand independently today and deliver the impactful, quality work it has been known for.

Make it Fair: Close the Corporate Loopholes and Rebuild California

Join us on May 7th as WeFight to Make It Fair. Make It Fair is a coalition dedicated to rebuilding California by making the tax code fair. 

The Early Care and Education Landscape in Los Angeles County

There are nearly 650,000 children 0-5 in Los Angeles County according to the 2011 American Community Survey. The ZIP code of Los Angeles County’s youngest children from birth to 5 frequently predetermines their early education opportunities and lower income children often find themselves with few options available.

July 7, 2015

Legislators take aim at Proposition 13 loophole

Monday, July 6, 2015 San Francisco Gate By Melody GutierrezRead the full article SACRAMENTO — San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting...


June 30, 2015

Report: Low-income communities lack child care in Los Angeles County

A report from the Advancement Project found that there are spots for just 2.4 percent of infants and toddlers and about 41.3 percent of preschool-aged children in licensed centers in Los Angeles County, California’s most populous county. The number of spaces varied widely by community, but the shortage was greater among areas...


June 26, 2015

Advancement Project California Statement on Charleston Shooting

Los Angeles, CA. Today we stand witness to the paradoxical state of Black America: progress embodied by our nation’s first African-American President, yet he must speak at a memorial service in Charleston, SC, after nine Black...