Welcome to the Social Enterprise Alliance - Los Angeles.  We hope you'll join us both at our local events, and by joining the national organization.

The Social Enterprise Alliance is the only member organization in North America to bring together the diverse field of social enterprise, whether you're a seasoned practitioner or just dipping your toe in the water. 

We're here as a local chapter to support, educate and connect with you.  Take a minute to learn about us, our building blocksresourcesmembers, FAQs and more.  Stay on top of what we're doing by signing up for our newsletter (on the right)

We hope you join our vibrant and growing community of social enterprises today! 

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    GOOD in Los Angeles, CA

    Social Enterprise & the Public Sector

    Los Angeles is a city and county that truly supports Social Enterprise. In the past two years, there has a tremendous amount of momentum for government to support social enterprises and their growth.

    Attend this event to learn more about the various public sector opportunities for social enterprise in LA:

    • LA County Social Enterprise Certification and Procurement Preference,

    • LA City employment pathways including the LA:RISE Pilot Social Enterprise & Workforce program, and the

    • Mayor’s Office of Reentry Social Enterprise & CalTrans Partnership


    • County of Los Angeles, Department of Business and Consumer Affairs, Sabra Purifoy

    • City of Los Angeles, Economic Workforce Development Department, Robert Sainz

    • City of Los Angeles, Mayor’s Office of Reentry

    Come learn about these programs and see how you can get involved!

    RSVP Today!

    Parking: please do not park in the building. There are other lots and street parking available. Allow time for parking!

  • Monday, September 18, 2017 at 08:00 AM through September 21, 2017
    Dorothy Chandler Pavilion – The Music Center

    Summit '17



    Join social enterprise’s premier, national convening Summit ’17 in Los Angeles, CA on September 18 – 20, 2017.

    Social Enterprise Alliance empowers social enterprises with the tools and resources they need to succeed, and works to foster a social enterprise ecosystem in which they can thrive. Since our founding, we have convened the robust social enterprise field – practitioners, enthusiasts, experts, funders and more – at the Summit.

    Join us this year to create opportunity, build community and explore innovation across the sector. Summit ’17 is the premier convening for social enterprise, featuring the perspectives of distinguished changemakers revolutionizing the field. Attendees will have the chance to examine the practices of social enterprise, delve into the creation of impact and network with hundreds of professionals and experts. Register today to claim your spot at the social enterprise event of the year!

  • Wednesday, November 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM through November 10, 2017
    Paris, France

    Global Social Business Summit

    The Global Social Business Summit  will be held on 6-7th November, 2017 in Paris, France. 


    The Social Business Academia Conference 2017 (SBAC2017) will take place on 8-9th November, 2017 in Paris

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  • Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Let's Get Social!

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