Member-Requested Community Projects

The House Appropriations Committee recently announced the availability of Community Project Funding for Fiscal Year 2022. Each Member of Congress is limited to a maximum of ten projects for the Committee’s consideration. Eligible entities to receive Community Project Funding include states, local governments, public and non-profit universities, and certain eligible non-profit organizations based on the account.

To ensure transparency and accountability, the Office of Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard is posting all of the projects submitted to the Appropriations Committee online. Please see the full list below of projects submitted by her office as well as a letter confirming each project is an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars and that neither Congresswoman Roybal-Allard nor her immediate family have a financial interest in the projects being requested. Projects requested by Congresswoman Roybal-Allard are listed alphabetically and are not guaranteed to receive funding. 



List of Submitted Projects:



Provide a funding level of $150,000 for the City of Bellflower, Recreation in Motion Fleet Vehicle Replacement, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Bellflower, CA, located at 16600 Civic Center Drive, Bellflower, CA 90706. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will help to connect underserved communities with access to open spaces, parks, and recreation facilities.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $300,000 for the City of Commerce Public Library Homework and Learning Center as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Commerce, located at 2535 Commerce Way, Commerce, CA 90040. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will provide needed improvements to a facility used by parents and students to get homework help and access reliable high-speed internet.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $250,000 for the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) Work for South LA Transitional Employment for Formerly Incarcerated Adults & Youth as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the Coalition for Responsible Community Development, located at 3101 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will help to provide support for a program that helps formerly incarcerated individuals transition back into society.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $1,000,000 for the City of Downey, Well Remediation Project, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Downey, located at 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it would allow the City of Downey to proactively remediate critical groundwater wells that contain polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) at rates higher than the recommended limits set by the State of California.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $1,000,000 for the City of Huntington Park, Emergency Operations Center Improvements, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Huntington Park, located at 6550 Miles Ave., Huntington Park, CA 90255. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it would enhance and modernize the existing Emergency Operations Center facility and upgrade communication and technology systems to modern systems compatible with systems utilized by local, state, and federal organizations. 
Letter to House Appropriations Committee


Provide a funding level of $300,000 for the JWCH Institute Bell Gardens Dental Site as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is JWCH Institute, Inc. located at 6912 Ajax Ave., Bell Gardens, CA 90201. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it would allow for the purchase of new dental equipment to start a new dental clinic in a community that needs more access to dental health providers for low income individuals.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $1,000,000 for the County of Los Angeles, East Los Angeles and Florence Firestone Bus Stop Improvements Project, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is Los Angeles County, Department of Public Works, located at 900 South Fremont Ave, Alhambra CA 91803. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will provide needed safety and accessibility improvements in a regionally significant transit corridor for a community that relies on public transit. 
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $1,000,000 for the City of Maywood Sewer Improvement Project as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Maywood, located at 4319 East Slauson Avenue, Maywood, CA, 90270. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it would improve Maywood’s water sanitation and enhance the water infrastructure system to benefit its children and their families.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $550,000 for the City of Paramount, Paramount Education Partnership (PEP) Learning Center and Program Enhancements, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the City of Paramount, located at 16400 Colorado Ave, Paramount, CA 90723. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will upgrade a learning center used for homework assistance and adult education and will strengthen a local program that provides college scholarships to the community.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee

Provide a funding level of $300,000 for the Universal Community Health Center for Medical Services Expansion in South Los Angeles and East Los Angeles, as a community project funding request. The intended recipient is the Universal Community Health Center, located at 2801 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90011. The project would be a valuable use of taxpayer funds because it will help an essential community health center acquire needed medical equipment and supplies in order to expand services in the medically underserved communities of South Los Angeles and East Los Angeles.
Letter to House Appropriations Committee