Pete White

Pete White is the Founder and Co-Director of Los Angeles Community Action Network (LA CAN), a community-based organization that represents the interests of the poor and homeless on housing and civil rights, healthy food access, women’s rights and violence prevention. LA CAN builds indigenous leadership with the Central City East community to address the issues confronting the neighborhood’s extremely low-income, predominantly African American residents. Pete has advocated for the poor and homeless since 1999.