The activation challenge is part of the greater LA2050 initiative. We’re working to move Los Angeles toward five goals.

Submit Your Proposal

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Applicants are encouraged to:



Apply between Thursday, March 1, 2018 (9am Pacific Time) and Friday, March 30, 2018 (5pm Pacific Time) on this website.

Your application will go through a moderation process to ensure that your project adheres to all challenge rules. Applications that make it through the initial vetting will be published on the My LA2050 Activation Challenge website on Monday, April 9, 2018 to allow the public to read about and engage with the proposals. An evaluation committee will review and score all applications and select 25 finalists which will be announced on Monday, May 21, 2018.

From Tuesday, June 19, 2018 (9am Pacific Time) through Friday, June 29, 2018 (5pm Pacific Time), we’ll open the finalists’ submissions to public voting. Rally your colleagues and friends to get behind your effort and join the public in selecting the winners. Winners will be announced on Monday, July 9, 2018.

View the full timeline.

Application Process

  1. Submit proposal
  2. Moderation period
  3. Proposals on website

Voting Process

  1. Finalists announced
  2. Vote on finalists
  3. Winners announced

To apply, organizations will:


What are the rules for submitting a proposal to the My LA2050 Activation Challenge?


If you have any questions about the information on this page, please review our FAQs or send us an email at [email protected].

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