Our economy isn’t working very well.

But LAANE has an alternative vision.

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What Is the New Economy?


It’s pretty simple: good jobs, thriving communities and a healthy environment for everyone. Of course, making this vision a reality is no small order. But here in L.A. we are building the foundation for a new green economy, from groundbreaking living wage laws to leading-edge green jobs initiatives. …read more.

How We Win


LAANE has created good jobs and healthier communities for hundreds of thousands of people. Here's what we've learned along the way—it takes a comprehensive approach to change our economy. …read more.


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Since 1993, LAANE has led dozens of efforts to create good jobs, thriving communities and a healthy environment. Here are some of our victories in building a new economy for all. …read more.



LAANE is transforming some of our largest industries into engines of good, green jobs. From Don’t Waste LA to Construction Careers, LAANE and its partners are rebuilding the region’s middle class …read more.


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From South L.A. to the Westside to the Valley, LAANE's organizers galvanize the incredible grassroots energy of L.A.'s diverse communities. …read more.



Using local government to improve people’s lives is central to LAANE’s vision of building a new economy for all. We have helped pass dozens of policies whose impact is being felt …read more.



High-quality research is essential to understanding the forces that shape our economy and to creating policies that lead to good jobs, thriving communities and a healthy environment. …read more.



What we say and how we say it have a profound impact on our ability to create social change. LAANE's communications team harnesses the power of communications to drive the public …read more.

Leadership Development

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Investing in people isn't just the right thing to do, it's the only way to ensure a strong organization. Utilizing the latest innovations, LAANE builds leadership today with an eye toward …read more.