OurCycle LA is a collaborative partnership led by City of Los Angeles officials, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and large corporate partners. Launched February 27, 2015 by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, OurCycle LA focuses on donating technology and promoting digital literacy with computer training.
The program invites its sponsor organizations to donate reusable electronics, while providing participants with new skills and job training. Since its inception, OurCycle LA has collected thousands of computers and contributed to expanding career opportunities for individuals with high barriers to employment.
OurCycle LA is a groundbreaking program whose model for assisting disadvantaged communities is being emulated in cities nationwide.
2,500 computers distributed to low-income families and Los Angeles-based non-profits.
Minimizing Los Angeles’ e-waste footprint and helping bridge the digital divide.
Helping to develop a model for the future treatment of the City’s e-waste and benefit low-income Angelenos.
Connecting recipients to the internet, while also positively impacting the environment and the local economy.