Redeemer Community Partnership

a 501(C)(3) nonprofit, Christian community development corporation that has been working in the Exposition Park neighborhood in South Los Angeles since 1992 to create a safe, healthy, opportunity-rich community where children, youth and their families thrive.

Email | admin@redeemercp.org

Phone | (323) 733-6173

Office | 1449 Adams Blvd., 90018

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Media Coverage

Featured Publications

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HuffPost

Susan Abram

How These Neighbors Took On The Oil Company In Their Backyard And Won

July 27, 2019

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KPCC (NPR)

Emily Guerin

LA cracks down on urban oil drilling near USC

October 17, 2017

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Curbed LA

Alissa Walker

How one LA community is uniting to transform Jefferson Boulevard

August 21, 2017

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Los Angeles Times

Emily Alpert-Reyes

Company plans to end oil production at South LA site

August 14, 2018

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Covenant Companion

Stan Friedman

Covenanters Help Lead Fight Against L.A. Neighborhood Oil Wells

May 5, 2017

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USC Annenberg

Crystal Goss

Community Organization Plants Hope in South Los Angeles

February 16, 2016

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Sojourners Magazine

Megan Sweas

Fighting for the Right to Breathe

May 10, 2018

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Christianity Today

Bob Smeitana

Guns, God and Oil

August 18, 2017

Past Media Coverage

Jefferson Drill Site to Close! 
2019 - present

June 4, 2019 - Heather Adams - Religion News Service

Urban oil well to be shut down, cleaned up after pressure from LA faith activists

Nuisance Abatement Hearings
2016-2018

November 20, 2017 - CBC News

Urban oil drilling takes over Los Angeles

October 19, 2017 - Charlene Muhammad - LA Sentinel

More Regulations For Unsafe Oil Drilling Site in South L.A.More Regulations For Unsafe Oil Drilling Site in South L.A.

October 13, 2017 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

City orders tougher rules for oil drilling site near South L.A. homes

October 23, 2017 - Larry Buhl - Capital & Main

South LA Residents Demand End to Urban Oil Drilling

February 2, 2017 - Sheri Stuart - Los Angeles Wave

Residents demand relief from South L.A. oil drilling

January 26, 2017 - Stephanie Michaud - MyNewsLA.com

Residents complain of health problems, pollution near oil drilling site

August 19, 2016 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

City seeks to examine whether South LA oil drilling site has flouted rules

August 1, 2016 - EFE - El Nuevo Dia

Pozos de petróleo afectan la salud de los pobres y minorías

August 1, 2016 - EFE Fox News Latino

Oil wells in Los Angeles produce crude and complaints

June 9, 2016 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

Community group petitions city to enclose South LA drilling Site

August 17, 2015 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

South L.A. residents resist oil firm's plans to burn gas at drilling site

August 13, 2015 - Karen Foshay - Al Jazeera America 

Is Los Angeles giving oil drilling in neighborhoods a pass?

July 24, 2015 - Haya El Nasser - Al Jazeera America

California communities mount protests against fracking, oil drilling

April 24, 2015 - Los Angeles Wave Newspapers

South L.A. residents protest oil-drilling activities

April 24, 2015 - Sahra Sulaiman - Streets Blog LA

West Adams Neighbors Turn Out to Protest Activities at Drill Site; Studies of Environmental Impact of Unconventional Drilling Techniques Still Underway

April 24, 2015 - Diana Lee - Intersections South LA

South LA residents march to protest neighborhood oil drilling

April 23, 2015 - John Schreiber - MyNewsLA.com

Residents allege oil site brought acid, toxic chemicals to South LA neighborhood

April 23, 2015 - Sid Garcia - ABC7

Exposition Park residents protest oil drilling in neighborhood

April 23, 2015 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

South LA residents protest noise, odors from drilling site near USC

Community Protests 
April 2015 - 2016
The first Jefferson Drill Site Hearing
 November 2014 - January 2015

January 22, 2015 - Molly Peterson - KPCC

South LA oil field scraps effort to expand drilling, but neighbors remain uneasy

January 16, 2015 - Howard Fine - LA Business Journal 

Oil Company Drops Plan to Expand Drilling in South L.A.

January 15, 2015 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

Oil company to yank controversial South L.A. drilling application

November 26, 2014 - Matthew Tinoco - Intersections South LA

Community seeks enviornmental study for South LA oil site

November 26, 2014 - Adrian Kudler - Curbed LA

The Difference Between Being Rich and Poor in LA, in 2 Quotes

November 26, 2014 - Molly Peterson - KPCC

Decision delayed on expanded oil drilling in West Adams

November 25, 2014 - Miriam Hernandez - ABC7

Public Weighs in on West Adams oil-drilling site

November 25, 2014 - Sahra Sulaiman - Streets Blog LA

Residents Plan to Oppose Expanded Drilling at Jefferson-Budlong Site at Zoning Hearing Today

November 25, 2014 - Emily Alpert-Reyes - Los Angeles Times

Neighbors push back against drilling plan at South L.A. site

November 25, 2014 - John Schreiber - MyNewsLA.com

Zoning officer puts off decision on urban oil field in South Los Angeles

November 24, 2014 - John Schreiber - MyNewsLA.com

Project to drill new oil wells in South L.A. seeks enviornmental review exemption

November 24, 2014 - Molly Peterson - KPCC

'Routine' planning hearing raises questions about L.A.'s oversight on oil drilling