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Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007: Los Angeles, California


Former President Jimmy Carter and his son Jeff. More…


Habitat for Humanity’s 24th annual house-building event comes to a close

The Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007 brought together thousands of volunteers from all over the world to sites in South Central Los Angeles and San Pedro. From Oct. 28 to Nov. 2 volunteers and partner families joined the Carters to build 30 houses and refurbish dozens of others. Habitat for Humanity and super-volunteers Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have hosted the annual international event since 1984.

New homes, new lives in Los Angeles

Ribbon cutting and block party celebrates families moving into new homes.

Volunteer House Photos

Now available for download

Photos of the volunteers who helped build at the JCWP 2007.

Feature stories:

Habitat houses — dedicated with love

Closing ceremonies

Habitat partner families see dreams realized

A Brush With Kindness extends impact of JCWP 2007

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter reminisces, reflects on past projects

Partner organizations help make it all happen

Building — and leading — the Habitat way

Volunteers — living and breathing Habitat

Jimmy Carter Work Project 2007 opens with sights, sounds of Los Angeles

JCWP daily blog:

Blog Index
- Saturday - Sunday - Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday

Photo gallery:

Images of the opening ceremonies and the following days.

The families of JCWP 2007

Family stories and biographies

Two build sites in greater Los Angeles for JCWP

Urban living
— Homes for 14 families with a courtyard and with private patios are located on Vermont Avenue in South Central L.A.

Hilltop build
— Eight duplexes sit atop a hill near the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro.