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LA City Council Invests $1.65 Million To Clean Up Graffiti, Illegal Dumping In Northeast Neighborhoods

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — More than $1.5 million has been committed to help clean up the graffiti and illegal dumping that has gotten out of control in Los Angeles’ northeast neighborhoods.

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According to city officials, there was a 450% increase in graffiti and illegal dumping in Los Angeles between 2016 and 2020. So city has put aside a total of $1.65 million to help clean up the mess in El Sereno, Boyle Heights, and Downtown LA.

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“It’s happening throughout the city of LA, but especially in our low-income neighborhoods because there’s a lot of folks outside of the city who, quite frankly, believe they can use these neighborhoods as their own personal dumping grounds,” LA City Councilman Kevin de Leon said.

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The funding will be allocated to three organizations: Urban Alchemy, Fuego Tech, and the Los Angeles Conservation Corp.

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