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How-To: Google Voice

By | July 13th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Tech Talk, Tool Box|

Connect with your stakeholders by disconnecting from your land-lines and cell phones. All it takes is a virtual phone and an email account. Google Voice is a telephone solution that offers Neighborhood Councils many features, liberating councils from the need to maintain a land-line, a message machine, or a cell phone that must be carried [...]

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How-To: Start Your Elections Process

By | October 29th, 2015|Blog, How-To|

The Elections Team is here to help you when you need it. So to help guide your budget and key event/outreach planning, check out this quick "cheat sheet" to use as a basis for your planning. Questions? Email lisa@empowerla.org or jay@empowerla.org Click here for your Election Timeline per Region. Click here for your Neighborhood Council [...]

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Community Impact Statements: A How-To Guide

By | December 6th, 2013|Blog, City Hall|

"….opportunity to provide input before decisions are made." – L.A. City Charter Sec. 907 Community Impact Statements are official statements or positions adopted by a Neighborhood Council on issues pending before the City’s decision makers. The Community Impact Statement process was created specifically for Neighborhood Councils so they can publically express their support, opposition, or [...]

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Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

By | October 25th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|

This is the second article in an ongoing Outreach Tip series on SEO and Neighborhood Councils. Successful search engine optimization is driven by keywords and phrases that are correctly chosen and applied. This week, we talk about how to choose the right keywords to help your stakeholders find you online. If you haven’t yet read [...]

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How to Grow Your Own Business

By | October 13th, 2017|Blog, Education, How-To|

Mayor Eric Garcetti Office of Economic Development and East West Bank invite you to participate in a informational workshop on "How to grow your own business." We will discuss various ways you can start or grow your own small business How to access loans from your local bank East West Bank Resources available Small Business [...]

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How to Use #Hashtags in Neighborhood Council Outreach

By | September 13th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|

#Hashtags are a social media indexing tool that help people interested in what you have to share find your posts. Read on to learn what hashtags work best for Neighborhood Council outreach, and how to use them on social media without being annoying or sounding unnatural.   How hashtags work Hashtags batch online conversations so [...]

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Mayor’s Message

By | September 8th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|

STATEMENT: MAYOR GARCETTI ON THE EARTHQUAKE IN MEXICO “Friendship means standing together in good times and bad, and the thoughts of all Angelenos are with the people of southern Mexico who are recovering today following last night’s powerful earthquake. Our prayers are with those who lost loved ones in this tragedy, and our hopes are [...]

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10 Tips on How to Identify a Phishing or Spoofing Email

By | August 30th, 2017|Blog|

Phishing attacks are more rampant than ever before, rising by more than 162 percent from 2010 to 2014. They cost organizations around the globe $4.5 billion every year and over half of internet users get at least one phishing email per day. The best defense companies have against phishing attacks is to block malicious emails before they reach customers [...]

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Neighborhood Council Monthly Expenditure Report (MER) Online Submission

By | September 1st, 2016|

Neighborhood Council Monthly Expenditure Report (MER) Online Submission: As City of Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils, Neighborhood Council Monthly Expenditure Reports are required for all expenditures of public funds. The MER Form is an accounting tool to disclose the previous month’s expenditures. The MER Form has been updated to better assist Neighborhood Councils track and report [...]

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