10th National
Lighting The Community Summit
Shining Our Light:
​Building Bridges, Building Communities,
Building Trust

Sponsored by

"Bringing the Face of God through service and lifting those who are faceless"

Co-Hosted By
The City of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission

November 2nd through the 4th 2017
​Los Angeles City Hall

Attendees experienceD the following during the Summit:
  • Workshop sessions on various government and corporate resources and partnership opportunities for churches, nonprofits, and businesses
  • Mentorship/Networking opportunities with influential leaders from across the county
  • Collaboration opportunities for partnerships
  • Lessons on best practices for community service programs
  • Fundraising training
Workshop Committees
  • API, Community and Church Data
  • Arts & Entertainment and Social Justice
  • Career paths/leadership trainings
  • ​Civic Engagement/government relations/How to get political and corporate board appointment
  • Disaster Readiness
  • Environment
  • Faith in Action 
  • Fundraising
  • Health & Mental Health
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Immigration Reform
  • Job Training including Ex-offenders
  • KCCD/Face Programs
  • Media Relations
  • North Korea
  • Public Safety
  • Race Relations/Public Safety
  • Senior Programming
  • Small Business 
  • Speed-networking Training
View Honorary Committee

Day 1 Event Photo Gallery

Day 1 - Opening Reception Dinner & Networking
Day 1 - Welcoming Remarks: Our Vision - Witness, Advocacy, & Partnership
Day 1 - AAPI Community: Our Strengths and Our Challenges
Day 1 - Special Performance
Day 1 - Speed Networking Competition
Day 1 - Closing Worship

Day 2 Event Photo Gallery

Day 2 - Welcoming Remarks
Day 2 - Special Performance
Day 2 - Building Global Trust: Fireside Chat - Engaging "The Other"
Day 2 - Outside City Hall
Day 2 - Building the Communities: Workshops 1 & 2
Day 2 - Photo Opp & Networking Lunch
Day 2 - Power of Partnerships: Leveraging Funding and Resources for Growth
Day 2 - Reflections on Lessons Learned
Day 2 - Building Trust: Fierce Conversations

Day 3 Event Photo Gallery

Day 3 - National Asian American & Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast
Day 3 - Awards Gala Program

Past Summits Photo Galleries

7th Lighting the Community Summit Highlights
8th Lighting the Community Summit Highlights
7th LTC Young Ambassadors (Sunghea & David)
8th LTC Young Ambassadors (Jae)

View Previous Summit Highlights, Young Ambassadors, and Testimonial Videos

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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Be a Prayer Partner

KCCD is seeking out prayer partner for the 9th LTC Summit. If you would like to become a prayer partner, please click here.

Nominate an AAPI Leader/Church Who are Making a Difference

KCCD is reaching out for recommendations in seeking Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) churches, entities or individual leaders whose leadership and ministry have made a significant impact beyond the walls of the church and their sphere of influence through partnership with the community. To nominate, please click here.

Be a Supporting Organization for the Summit!

KCCD is looking for supporting organizations to help promote and spread the word for the Summit. If you are interested and for more details, please click here.

Become a Community Ambassador

KCCD is looking for individuals to help promote and spread the word for the Summit. If you are interested and for more details,please click here.

High Schoolers!

KCCD, for the first time, will allow high school students to attend the Summit. If you are interested, or know of a student that would be of interest, please click here.

Join the Volunteer Team

If you are interested in being part of a specific team in assisting for the Summit's preparations and actual event, please click here.

Be part of the Planning Committee

We invite you to join our first planning committee meeting held at City Hall on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, please click here.