NELA Community Mission is to inform, mobilize, inspire family members, seniors, unhoused neighbors, low-income families, business owners, and Youth. We are here to support and tackle issues that we face on a daily basis. NELA organization is to work for improvement of quality of life in Northeast Los Angeles Community by providing research, resources, and encourage healthy lifestyles. We embrace the principles of equality, self-determination, and promoting positive growth. Every person has the opportunity to achieve his/her fullest potential and participate in and contribute to all aspects of life.
NELA Community vision is to see youth have multiple opportunities to acquire education, training, life skills development, and to succeed in jobs, careers, self-sufficiency, and adulthood. To improve the quality of life of low-income, seniors, unhoused neighbors, business owners, and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships. To create a better everyday life for the many people in our community.