Who We Are

Voice for the Future of DTLA 


2017 06 1513 30 42D4S 3718 502 1200 750 90CCA is Los Angeles' premier advocacy organization and leading visionary on the future of Downtown Los Angeles. It advance policies and initiatives that enhance Downtown's vibrancy and increase investment in the region. It started in 1924.

CCA maximizes its effectiveness by leading, convening and collaborating with business, government, elected and appointed leaders, residents, educational institutions, non-profits and other organizations and individuals to form strong partnerships and coalitions

CCA represents the interests of 400 businesses, trade associations and nonprofit organizations that together employ more than 350,000 people in Los Angeles County. Its members reflect the diverse industries of DTLA, and it is broadening its membership to include more businesses in the technology and creative industries. It is also increasing its engagement with DTLA residents.

Members include major companies and organizations from all segments of the L.A. economy, including:

  • Development and real estate
  • Law and finance
  • Entertainment
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and restaurants
  • Trade groups
  • Health and hospital organizations
  • Technology and utilities


Through advocacy, influence and engagement, CCA enhances Downtown's vibrancy and increases investment in the region.

We fulfill our mission by:

1 Providing a vision for the future of DTLA
2 Making DTLA the place for housing at all income levels
3 Advancing comprehensive solutions to homelessness
4 Enhancing the experience of DTLA for employees, residents and visitors
5 Supporting and attracting businesses and institutions to DTLA