The Southeast Los Angeles Collaborative is a network of organizations gathered to lead the area of Southeast Los Angeles into an era of increased vitality by bringing resources to build a robust infrastructure of local nonprofits, to inform and engage residents for increased civic participation, and to provide data and research specifically designed to explore the possibilities of this region. 

Organizations include Alliance for a Better Community, AltaMed, COFEM, East Los Angeles College, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Families in Schools, First 5 LA, Hub Cities, Human Services Association, Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA, Southeast Community Development Corporation and the Southeast Rio Vista YMCA. The Collaborative leads the civic engagement work for the Summits.