The center is a one-stop-shop at Nickerson Gardens for everything from HACLA’s Youth Programs, the Community Safety Partnership, the Resident Advisory Committee office, computer lab, and now the augmented Jobs Plus program!
The Watts Bridge Housing project will be the first project to complete in Council District 15 and hiring has begun! The 100 bed facility is due to open October 1.
A new apartment complex of 64 permanent supportive housing units is to be built at the intersection of S. Central and 114th Street.
The Los Angeles Rams have been particularly drawn to the Watts Bears, enough so that they have decided to make them one of the major pillars of their philanthropic efforts. On Sunday, July 28, 2019 the team announced an immersive partnership that turns the Watts Bears into the Watts Rams, the culmination of a relationship that began more than two years ago.
The Watts Rising TCC Leadership Council Meeting met in May and June and laid out a vision for a healthier Watts. Their work to date includes identifying 25 projects in their scope, developing a collaborative structure, identifying systems to change and changes that would constitute a win.
Watts Neighborhood Council held elections on Saturday, June 8 at the 109th Street Recreation Center. Thank you to everyone who came out and voted.
The Watts Streetscape project brings 54 trees, repaired sidewalk, curb ramps, high visibility crosswalks and more!
On May 24, Watts celebrated Grammy Award-winning artist Jay Rock for his contributions to the community.
As of March 2019, Cannon is 90% complete with the work. We are completing finishes in all buildings and sitework on the exteriors. Our current projected completion is late Spring, early Summer 2019.
Please take the Metro Survey about potential express lanes on the 105 between the 405 and the 605.