Reservation Information

Reservation Information

Request a conference room reservation by filling out a reservation request form. If you are a first-time user, you must create a user name and password.

Your will be notified of the outcome within ten business days. If your request is approved, a Center staff member will facilitate all necessary arrangements for your meeting.

Reservation schedule:

  • Events for more than 100 people may be reserved 12 months in advance, subject to availability.
  • Events for fewer than 100 people may be reserved up to six months in advance, subject to availability.

 

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Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

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Download PDF of floor plan 

The Conference Center has rooms of varying size and purpose to accommodate everything from board meetings and retreats to presentations, conferences, and receptions.  Equipped with advanced technology, most rooms can be configured to meet the needs of the given event. Depending on seating arrangements, room capacity is up to 300 persons.

Conference Center staff will assist you in identifying the best room for your event.

Click on the rooms above to see a description of each room, including photos, diagrams, and available resources.

Technology

TECHNOLOGY

The Conference Center offers an array of the latest technology and audio/visual capabilities. All meeting rooms are equipped with built-in technology, such as audio and videoconferencing, video, and digital projection screens, VCR/DVD, speakers and PC inputs. The center’s team will be available to assist you with your technology needs.

Center staff is available for setup, initial guidance, and troubleshooting. If dedicated tech support or equipment exceeding Center inventory is required for your meeting, please speak with your Event Coordinator about the possibility of contracting your own services.

Wireless Internet access is available.

Food Services

Food Services

Catering service is available through the Conference Center Café, which offers a diverse and healthy menu at affordable prices.

  • Conference Center Café
    Whether your event brings together hundreds of people for a large conference or convenes a small group, food service is available from from the rise up! café. A versatile array of catering styles is available from buffet setups to formal, sit-down affairs. The café’s fully equipped kitchen and staff offer lean and nutritious entrées, breakfasts either continental or hot, and snacks for break-out sessions. The chefs are adept at accommodating vegetarian, vegan, and other special dietary requirements. A large selection of beverages, as well as beer and wine, is available. (Please see Alcohol under General Use Policies.)
  • Menus will be forwarded to you as soon as your meeting is reserved. Your Event Coordinator will work with you to select the best fare to accomplish the goals you’ve set for your function.
    Endowment Catering Menu

NOTE: All catered events at the Conference Center must be serviced by the on-site café.

  • rise up! café 
    If you opt not to make use of the Conference Center’s catering service, your group is welcome to purchase individual items at the rise up! café from 7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. The café offers a hot breakfast from 7:30 – 10:00, hot entrées for lunch from 11:00 – 2:00, and grab-and-go items throughout the day, all at  reasonable prices.
    Download PDF sample of Endowment Cafe Menu

Lodging

Lodging


535 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
1.5 miles away

Millennium Biltmore Hotel 

506 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
1.5 miles away

120 South Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
0.7 miles away

Use Policies

Use Policies

Accessibility

Conference center facilities are designed to include the full participation and enjoyment of people with physical disabilities as well as those who are not fluent in English. Meeting rooms and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. A list of recommended interpreters for most commonly used languages in California is available upon request. At The Center for Healthy Communities Los Angeles, assisted listening devices are available for the deaf and hearing impaired, and simultaneous interpretation equipment is available in some rooms.

Alcohol

Wine and beer (no spirits) may be served with a meal or catered reception as long as there are no events taking place within the facility involving youth under the legal drinking age. Organizations wanting to serve alcohol at events must obtain permission from The Center for Healthy Communities Events Manager at the time of booking.

Animal Access

Guide dogs and assistance animals for people with disabilities are permitted in The Center for Healthy Communities but must be on leash at all times and muzzled, if necessary. No other animals are permitted.

Cancellations

The Center for Healthy Communities must be notified of cancellation a minimum of three (3) business days (per The California Endowment’s 9/80 schedule) before the scheduled date of an event to avoid forfeiture of the room deposit. Repeated cancellations may result in loss of all future access to the venue’s services.

Cellular Phones

Use of cell phones is restricted to the lobby and outdoor areas to minimize disruption to meetings and working staff.

Deposit

A security deposit is required. Deposits will be returned within a reasonable time following your event, provided no equipment or facility damage was incurred. Deposits may be submitted and kept on file for frequent requesters.

Event Restrictions

Eligible organizations include:

  • Nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as “not a private foundation” under Section 509(a)
  • Independent, sponsored projects of a Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization acting as a fiscal sponsor
  • Government and public agencies

The following types of events may not be held at The Center for Healthy Communities:

  • Commercial Events. The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any profit-making activities.
  • Fundraising Events. The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any fundraising events, including but not limited to, selling merchandise or other items related to the event and/or raffles.
  • Political Events. The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for events that promote political campaigns, influence the outcome of public elections, carry on, directly or indirectly, voter registration drives, attempt to influence legislation or engage in lobbying, or promote or engage in any partisan electoral activity.
  • Private or Family Events. The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for any private events such as weddings, birthdays, or other family celebrations.
  • Religious Events. The Center for Healthy Communities may not be used for proselytizing or for events whose primary focus is religious worship and instruction. Faith-based organizations whose efforts fit within The Endowment’s goals are welcome to use The Center for Healthy Communities.

Fees for Event Admission

Organizations using The Center for Healthy Communities may only charge an admission or meeting fee to cover such direct meeting costs as materials, speaker fees or catering.

Financial Sponsorship of Events

Organizations using The Center for Healthy Communities may solicit additional outside philanthropic sponsorship solely to cover direct expenses of events. The Center for Healthy Communities prohibits sponsorship by alcohol or tobacco-related companies. Corporate sponsorship requires special permission by the Events Manager.

Media

Any media presence requires approval of The California Endowment’s Communications and Public Affairs Department. Users must notify conference center staff if they are inviting or expect news media.

Public Transportation

Users are strongly encouraged to distribute information about available modes of public transportation to their guests and to arrange carpools.

Smoking

Smoking is prohibited in all areas of The Center for Healthy Communities.

Support Services

Business support: The Center for Healthy Communities staff can only assist with limited photocopying, sending of faxes and access to telephones. Users should bring adequate materials and staff to support their events.

Technical support: Staff is also available to help with initial guidance and setup of audiovisual equipment.

Set up support: Room set ups and breakdowns as arranged with your Event Coordinator will be managed and executed by The Center for Healthy Communities staff. Porters are also available to help unload and set up items.

Parking

Los Angeles: Free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. (See Getting Here)

Oakland / Sacramento: Venues are convenient to public transportation and public parking lots. (See Getting Here)

Getting Here

Getting Here

Center for Healthy Communities

1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (866) 833-3533
On site parking, free of charge
Download PDF Directions 

Driving Directions

San Fernando Valley/ Hollywood
US 101 South
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Santa Monica/Westside
I-10 East
CA 110 North
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino/5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Pasadena/Northeast LA
CA 110 South
Exit Hill Street, go straight
Left on Alpine
Right on Broadway
Left on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

San Gabriel Valley
I-10 West
US 101 North
Exit Alameda Street
Right on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (5th stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Harbor Area/South LA
CA 110 North
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to “10 East San Bernardino /5 South Santa Ana” (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Left on Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue to TCE parking lot

Airport Directions

From Bob Hope Airport (Burbank)
North on Hollywood Way toward Burton Ave.
I-5 S
Merge onto I-110 S toward Los Angeles
Exit Hill St., go straight
Left on Alpine
Right on Broadway
Left on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue into TCE parking lot

From LAX (Inglewood)
Merge onto S. Sepulveda / CA-1 S. toward I-105
I-105 E toward Norwalk
Merge onto I-110 N toward Los Angeles
Just past downtown, follow signs on right to 10 E San Bernardino / 5 S Santa Ana (US 101 South)
Exit Broadway
Right on Cesar Chavez
Left on Alameda
Right at Bauchet St. (1st stop light)
Continue into TCE parking lot

Public Transportation between LAX and Union Station

LAX Flyaway at Union Station/Patsaouras/Gateway Transit Plaza

Schedule: Shuttles operate every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m., and every hour between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Duration: 45 minutes or less.
From LAX: Flyway buses pick up at every terminal on the Arrival/Lower level under green “FlyAway, Buses, and Long Distance Vans” signs.
More Information: http://www.lawa.org/welcome_lax.aspx?id=292

Metro Rail lines to LAX /Union Station

Union Station to Red Line and exit at 7th Street/Metro Center.
Take Blue Line and exit at Imperial/Wilmington to take the Green Line.
At the Green line, continue to Aviation/LAX to take LAX Free Shuttle to LAX airport.

Schedule: Every 5-10 minutes on weekdays
Duration: 45 minutes to an hour.

More information: http://www.mta.net
Metro rail map:http://mta.net/around/maps 

Public Transportation between Burbank Airport and Union Station

Take any Metrolink train heading to Union Station.

Location: Next to Burbank Airport off of Empire Ave.
Schedule: Every 30 minutes or every hour.
Duration: 25 minutes.

More information: http://www.metrolinktrains.com
http://www.metro.net/riding_metro/maps/images/rail_map.pdf

Burbank airport with Metrolink map

Additional Public Transportation

Click here for MTA information

Click here for DASH Downtown information 

Walking from Union Station

Walk out of Union Station at Alameda Street exit
Turn right at sidewalk
Walk 1-1/2 blocks north to front entrance

Contact Us

Contact Us:
(866) 833-3533
CHCLA@calendow.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m; Closed Saturday, Sunday and alternating Fridays.

Address:
1000 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012