The 2016-2020 Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development is centered around 7 Goals, developed by Many Voices, with 1 Purpose:
to capture the many voices to propel economic impact and equity.

Our vision is simple: Activate LA to Propel L.A. By activating Angelenos, Propel L.A. works to capture the power of many to propel economic impact and equity throughout LA County in ways that touch all of our residents. We empower organizations and volunteers, as a connector, to Activate LA to fulfill the goals and strategies of the Plan.
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As cities, economic and community developers, and educators we face regional issues that impact all of our communities. Join us for this day to hear from experts, collaborate with colleagues, and discuss how we can collectively advance economic development in each of our cities.

We’ll also hear from Honorable Julian Castro, as our lunch keynote speaker, sharing insights from his time as HUD Secretary and mayor of San Antonio.

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Featured Voices

Kent sees himself not simply as a coordinator, but as a motivational leader and a builder in his community. He views his involvement as the platform through which organizations and he himself can be held accountable to the mission and values that ARC propels. It is through using his voice and changing policy that Kent now “exerts his muscles”. He and ARC testify to the resilience and strength of the LA community, committed to a more equitable justice system.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition is doing great work aligned with Goal 7.

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Anti-Recidivism Coalition
Kent Mendoza, ARC Project Coordinator

Data & Metrics

Key to the success of the Countywide Strategic Plan for Economic Development is tracking and measurement of our 7 Goals, and the overall health of the LA County economy – Measuring Success. Propel L.A. tracks key data and metrics as indicators of our plan’s impact, as well as the county’s growth – in comparison to itself over time, other regions, the state, and the country.

  • GDP by Region
  • Unemployment Rates
  • Poverty Rates
  • Median Household Income
  • Per Capita Personal Income