EIN 27-2133211

InnerCity Struggle (ICS)

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InnerCity Struggle's (ICS) mission is to build a powerful and an influential movement of youth and families on the Eastside of Los Angeles to promote healthy, safe and nonviolent communities.
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Program areas at ICS

United students - this component empowers and develops the leadership capacity of young people in area high schools and in higher education through education, academic services, and youth organizing training.
Familias unidas - this component develops a powerful and influential base of parents and community members to promote educational justice in public education and builds the leadership of families to have positive collective impact in their community.
Civic engagement - this component educates, activates, and mobilizes eastside residents on issues that impact their quality of life and increases their civic participation at the ballot box and beyond.

Grants made by ICS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and TreatmentCo-Anchor Coalition of Youth Leadership Work/groups.$85,690
Khmer Girls in ActionCo-Anchor Coalition of Youth Leadership Work/groups.$69,850
Labor Community Strategy CenterCoalition Partnership.$18,600
...and 3 more grants made

Who funds InnerCity Struggle (ICS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
California Community FoundationCivic Engagement$588,950
The California EndowmentAdvancing Brothers, Sons, Selves To Promote Health and Well-Being: To Support Coalition Efforts To Promote the Health and Well-Being of Boys and Men of Color Through Building Power Among Youth Leaders in Los Angeles County.$451,200
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor General Operating Support$200,000
...and 27 more grants received totalling $3,142,421

Personnel at ICS

Maria BrenesExecutive Director$109,461
Karrie Harris-DawsonDirector of Finance
Ruby RiveraDirector of Community Organizing
Plascencia BorjasDirector of Administration
Daniela HernandezSenior Director of Campaign Development
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for ICS

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,485,078
Program services$7,000
Investment income and dividends$252
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$460
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,492,790

Form 990s for ICS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-07-26990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-04-17990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $92,950 from Californians For Justice Education Fund
March 10, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 20 new grant, including a grant for $588,950 from California Community Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsCivil rights and social justice organizationsCharities
Social sciencesEducationHuman servicesChildren
Political advocacyConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsGrassroots organizingState / local levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
3467 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(323) 780-7605
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R40: Voter Education, Registration
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
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