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We empower families and strengthen our communities.

PACE is a community development organization that annually serves approximately 50,000 low-income residents of the Los Angeles area by creating economic solutions to meet the challenges of employment, education, housing, the environment, and business development in the Pacific Asian and other diverse communities.

Free, year-round programs are provided to more 
than 50,000 residents and their families
, in five core service areas:



Training, technical assistance and access to capital for entrepreneurs and small business owners


Early Childhood

Head Start & Early Head Start programs for children ages 0-5 and their families


Energy & Environmental Services

Emergency utility bill payments, energy savings, and home weatherization services

Handyworker standing on a ladder and installing a new window

Housing Assistance

Affordable housing and minor home repairs for eligible elderly or disabled homeowners

PACE Sr Workforce Development Specialist Marcella Wong with WorkSource client Julie Gutierrez

Workforce Development

Integrated and comprehensive services for job seekers and employers

Workers trained or placed
small businesses assisted
children enrolled in early learning

In the News

An Open Letter to Our Community

Dear Friends of PACE, During this time of civil unrest, I am compelled to deliver this message.  PACE was founded over 40 years ago to battle racism and social injustice. Unfortunately, both continue to
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US Bank Tower Los Angeles

U.S. Bank transforms and expedites annual Market Impact Fund to help local nonprofits like PACE respond to immediate COVID-19 needs

The move is part of a broader shift of its community giving programs amid COVID-19 pandemic includes $50,000 Grant to PACE U.S. Bank has expedited its annual $1 million Market
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