Intersection’s Nonprofit Spotlight series profiles South L.A. organizations that are propelling positive change in South L.A.
Once called the University Muslim Medical Association, the organization known today as the UMMA Community Clinic (“umma” means “community” in Arabic) has been in South L.A. for nearly 20 years now. With its main clinic located just a couple of blocks east of the spot where truck driver Reginald Denny was beaten during the 1992 L.A. Riots and a second location at Fremont High School, UMMA has become part of the fabric of the community. [Read more…]