Jay Z Brings Made in America Music Festival to Los Angeles

Mayor Garcetti and rapper/entrepreneur Jay Z held a news conference Wednesday to announce the Made in America Music Festival, scheduled

Jay-Z and Mayor Garcetti
GM’s Message 4.4.14

I hope this newsletter finds you well. This past week has been a little rough because I lost my voice on Sunday, and my asthma has

Grayce Horseback riding with Mayor Garcetti and CM Englender
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    The Election in your Backyard

    As Angelenos, it's important that we all take an active role in making our city prosperous, safe, livable, and well-run. With that in mind, will you vote

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    Valley Elections Report

    Voters in the Valley have spoken and after four weeks of polling, ten Neighborhood Councils experienced historic high voter turnout, resulting in a valley-wide

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    Journos at the Polls

    The participation of locals is essential to ensuring election integrity and that goes double for local journalists who join the volunteers at the polls

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    Locations, Locations, Locations…

    Neighborhood Councils pick the location for their upcoming elections, a choice that was typically made before the November 22, 2014 deadline for their

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    Promote Local Democracy –…

    Neighborhood Council elections are successful because of the volunteers that work with the poll managers to assist voters in navigating the election process,

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Earth Hour: Turn Off for the Earth this Saturday Night!

On Saturday, March 29, millions of people will be turning their lights off for one hour in order to show their commitment and support

Earth Hour
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    Spring Clean Los Angeles!


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    Mayor’s Message

    Join the City of Los Angeles' Planning Department for a series of community meetings and give your input on the needs of your neighborhood. Find details

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    Nextdoor.com and Neighborhoods:…

    More and more Neighborhood Councils are activating their pages and making Nextdoor a regular part of their outreach. NCs report that it’s practical,

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    PUBLIC ADVOCATE – Council…

    This week’s Council File touches on an issue that affects the daily lives of all Angelenos: the worst drought to hit California on record. Governor

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    Beekeeping is on the Table–and…

    The wheels are turning on the beekeeping front. This week, the City Council voted in favor of a motion submitted by Councilmembers Rosendahl and Labonge

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Nextdoor.com and Neighborhoods: Public Safety 101

More and more Neighborhood Councils are activating their pages and making Nextdoor a regular part of their outreach. NCs report that

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    TECH TALK: Button, Button, Who’s…

    This is a question we’ve been getting a lot from our NC Outreach Chairs-- how do I link my NC page to the EmpowerLA.org website? If you have WordPress,

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    Google Hangout

    EmpowerLA has been using Google Hangout to reach people that are not able to make a meeting or presentation. It’s a great tool to connect with others

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    Spread the Word about Elections…

    The City of LA joined Nextdoor.com in December. Since then, 20 Neighborhood Councils have activated their own pages to communicate with their stakeholders.

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    Facebook – Profile, Group,…

    Social Media is an essential tool to get the word out about your Neighborhood Council and the Neighborhood Council elections. And according to Fast Company,

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    Nextdoor.com Update

    Over the last three months, EmpowerLA has been working with Nextdoor.com to partner on engaging new stakeholders and connecting them with the City of

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