Welcome to the Empowerment Congress!

The Empowerment Congress, a distinctive and deliberate national model of civic engagement built on the core principles of participatory democracy, reciprocal accountability, and intentional civility, is a dynamic partnership among neighborhood groups, residents, nonprofit organizations, businesses, religious institutions, and community leaders within the diverse communities of Los Angeles County’s Second Supervisorial District. Please click 'Read More' to learn more about our organization.

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Annual Summit
Annual Summit

The 24th Annual Empowerment Congress Summit took place on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the University of Southern California with the theme of "Empowerment Matters: Building Stronger Communities". The Summit profoundly addressed the homeless crisis throughout...   

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Leadership Institute
Leadership Institute

The Empowerment Congress Leadership Institute (ECLI) utilizes the dynamic model of civic and community engagement pioneered by the Empowerment Congress to provide participants both theoretical and practical strategies to improve...   

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Committees
Committees

Consistent with its mission to educate, engage, and empower, the EC allows constituents to enhance their communities and affect change through its nine committees. Committees meet monthly and offer vital programs and events through the year...

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