Pete White

Los Angeles Community Action Network

Biography

Pete White is the Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN), a grassroots organization working to ensure the human right to housing, health and security are upheld in Los Angeles. Mr. White has been a community organizer in Los Angeles communities since 1992 and has educated and organized thousands of low-income people on a multitude of issues and campaigns. A lifetime resident of South Central Los Angeles, he is committed to fight for a Los Angeles that does not tolerate racial injustice, promotes an equitable distribution of resources, and includes everyone. Mr. White believes that organizing and leadership development are essential tools needed to achieve social change and racial justice. He has also served on a variety of Boards and Advisory Committees related to homelessness, organizing, and grassroots funding.