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.: Mission Statement :.

Founded in 1990, the Watts/Century Latino Organization (WCLO) is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to supporting the development of healthy neighborhoods and self-sufficient families. Working with public and private sector agencies, we engage in comprehensive community development projects and programs that promote:

Strategic Vision

Our vision is “to improve the quality of life for Watts residents,” which entails:

WCLO’s primary objective is to become one of the leading Latino economic and human capital development corporations in California. We will be guided by our commitment to serve our community by promoting individual and collective responsibility, strengthening family values, and working in solidarity with those seeking to build a more equitable and inclusive society.

Our business approach is based upon:
Supporting, developing, and implementing programs that build community, social capital, and promote racial harmony
Promoting holistic approaches to community development and neighborhood revitalization
Encouraging residents to exercise their civic rights and responsibilities to make a difference in their community
Supporting youth and families to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient
Civic Action and Engagement
Community Economic and Human Development
Education Improvement
Community Safety
Cultural Awareness, Equity and Unity
Respect for our community
Creative solutions for attracting and leveraging community investment
Strategic partnerships with public and private institutions to build community and leverage community assets