Empowerment Congress Cafes (EC Cafes) are bi-monthly gatherings focused on educating, engaging and empowering community members around local issues. Hosted by one or more Empowerment Congress Committees, EC Cafes provide space to connect with local leaders, learn from experts and engage with the LA County Second District community.

Please check back frequently for updates to the EC Committee Cafe Schedule.

Upcoming Cafes

Schedule subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates.

Past Cafes

Please check back frequently for updates and event summaries.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018 – A Mental Health Cafe

  • Monday, October 22, 2018 – Woke Vote: Why Your Vote Matters

  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – The Next Recession: Disaster or Opportunity?

  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018 – Cannabis and Prop 64: Understanding the Impact on Health and Public Safety

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Child Welfare & Child Protection