Senator Lara Announces 2016 Innovations in the 33rd Award Honorees

October 13, 2016

Business, nonprofit organizations, and individuals are the backbone and lifeblood of our community and economy. They deserved to be honored for their leadership and contributions for bringing new ideas, awareness and solutions to issues in our local communities.

Southeast Los Angeles County has a rich history of businesses, nonprofits, and individuals serving our communities and building our local economy in the areas of art, business, government, education, civic engagement and healthcare. They play major roles in improving the quality of life for our communities.

The following will be honored for their service to our community:


 Proyecto Vecindad

City of Bell

 Family Healthcare Centers of Greater Los Angeles School Based Health Center

City of Bell Gardens

Spotlight Dance Studio

City of Cudahy

Cruzita’s Deli and Café  

City of Huntington Park

National Pacific Islander Education Network

City of Lakewood

Collective Avenue Coffee

City of Lynwood

Urband Badlands

City of Maywood

AltAir Fuels

City of Paramount

Asset Media Group

City of Signal Hill

Marauder Visionary

City of South Gate


City of Vernon

JR van Dijs, Inc.

City of Long Beach, Dist. 1

praCh Ly

City of Long Beach, Dist. 2

Hudavi Wellness

City of Long Beach, Dist. 3


City of Long Beach, Dist. 4

Disabled Resource Center

City of Long Beach, Dist. 5

Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach

City of Long Beach, Dist. 6

5000 Pies

City of Long Beach, Dist. 7

Dream Catcher of L.A. Therapeutic Riding Centers

City of Long Beach, Dist. 8

Uptown Property and Community Association

City of Long Beach, Dist.9