LA2050

Metric

Gini coefficient create
From 2010 to 2015, income inequality in LA has risen. As a measure of inequality, the Gini coefficient for Los Angeles rose to 0.5 from 0.489.
Our target:
The Gini index for Los Angeles County will not exceed the median county Gini index for the nation.

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Street
Economic Impact of LA Street Vendors

Have you been following the #LAStreetVendors movement? According to the East LA Community Corporation's (ELACC) report, Sidewalk Stimulus, LA street vendors support more than 5,000 jobs in LA.

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Immigrants & Entrepreneurship

Did you know? Immigrant workers are an entrepreneurial force - they are more likely to be self-employed than US-born workers AND more likely to be employed in general. Check out the Pew Research Center report to learn more!

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Kcrw
What Does Your LA Sound Like?

SoundsLA is KCRW’s ongoing series of audio postcards that start with a sound found in and around Los Angeles.

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Geohub
We <3 Open Data

The City of Los Angeles launched a new public platform for exploring, visualizing, and downloading location-based open data.

Put open data to work
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Get Inspired with 101 Small Ways to Improve LA

Want to make a difference in your community? Check out this amazing list of 101 small ways you can improve LA and take action now!

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