Pete White
Executive Director

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Building Power

Our Incredible Staff

The mission of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN) is to help people dealing with poverty create & discover opportunities, while serving as a vehicle to ensure we have voice, power & opinion in the decisions that are directly affecting us.


Board of Directors

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Our Staff

Hamid Khan
Stop LAPD Spying Coalition
Anastasia Cusack-Mercedez
Gender Justice Organizer
General Dogon
Human Rights Organizer
Pete White
Executive Director
Monique Noel
Deputy Director
Todd Cunningham
Food & Wellness Organizer
Natosha Smith
DWAC & Housing Organizer
Housing Organizer
Matyos Kidane
Stop LAPD Spying Organizer
Shakeer Rahman
Stop LAPD Spying Organizer
Lex Steeping
Criminal Justice Fellow
Natosha Smith
Housing and Women’s Rights Organizer
Angela Birdsong
Housing Rights Coordinator
Lizette Hernandez
Organizing Director
Adam Smith
Civil Rights Organizer
Yolanda Huerta
Food Justice Organizer
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