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OUTREACH TIP: HOW TO SHARE YOUR NEWS IN OUR NEWSLETTER

Each week, the EmpowerLA newsletter goes out to over 15,000 subscribers, including board and committee members of all 97 Neighborhood Councils. If your Neighborhood Council has a story for our newsletter, here’s how to share it. Newsletter items should be of interest to other Neighborhood Councils in your area, or across the City. For example, [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|0 Comments

NC CONGRESS REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Registration is open now for the Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 9th at City Hall! Click here to sign up for your choice of over 40 workshops on leadership and local issues, and your chance to network with top City officials and with other Neighborhood Council leaders. Attendance at the Congress - including classes, [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

NC Congress: Registration Open, Press Release, In Memoriam

Registration is now open for the 2017 Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 9th! Read on to learn how to register, and to download a press release you can use to share NC Congress news with your board and committee members, and media contacts. Over 800 attendees are expected at this year’s Congress, which happens [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, City Hall, Events, Outreach|0 Comments

Outreach Tip: Shorten Long Links For Print & Social Media

Long links eat up valuable space in newsletters, flyers, and social media posts. Here’s how to quickly create custom short URLs that are easy for your audience to remember, and which will allow you to track engagement with your posts. There are several good URL shortening apps, such as Tiny.cc, Goo.gl or Bit.ly, which will [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|0 Comments

COUNTDOWN TO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL CONGRESS SEPT 9th

Registration opens soon for the annual Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall. It’s the year’s biggest event for Neighborhood Councils, bringing leaders from all 97 of LA’s councils together with  top City officials for a day of education and networking. This year’s NC Congress happens Saturday, September 9th. Over 40 workshops are offered [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Blog, City Hall, Events, Outreach|Comments Off on COUNTDOWN TO NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL CONGRESS SEPT 9th

Outreach Tip: Making Swag For Your Council

Make your presence felt with branded swag like t-shirts or water bottles with your Neighborhood Council name or logo. There’s still time to make these before NC Congress September 9th! See tips on swag your board and stakeholders will love and use. What To Get When attending the Congress of Neighborhoods or other events, having [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Blog, Outreach|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: Making Swag For Your Council

OUTREACH TIP: SEND US YOUR OUTREACH QUESTIONS + LEARN HOW TO GET STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK

Successful outreach is about listening, and not just about spreading the word. Click through to learn how to submit your outreach questions for future Outreach Tip articles, and learn some simple, no-cost ways to gather feedback from your stakeholders. The Outreach Tip of the Week is an ongoing series about how to use branding, marketing, [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|Comments Off on OUTREACH TIP: SEND US YOUR OUTREACH QUESTIONS + LEARN HOW TO GET STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK

OUTREACH TIP: HOW TO MAKE A PRESS KIT

Learn how to make a press kit that introduces your Council to the media and the public. Here are tips on what to include and how to lay it out. Great press kits are concise but complete, with content and formatting that tells your story in just a few pages. ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL You [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|Comments Off on OUTREACH TIP: HOW TO MAKE A PRESS KIT

NC CONGRESS 2017: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED FOR SPONSORSHIP, WORKSHOPS, VOLUNTEERS & IN-MEMORIAM

The annual Congress of Neighborhoods is the Neighborhood Council system’s largest event of the year, bringing over 800 Neighborhood Council leaders from across Los Angeles together at City Hall for a day of education and networking. This year’s event happens Saturday, September 9th. Over 30 workshops will be available to help you and your Council [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NC CONGRESS 2017: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED FOR SPONSORSHIP, WORKSHOPS, VOLUNTEERS & IN-MEMORIAM

OUTREACH TIP: HOW TO AVOID COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS WHEN USING CREATIVE COMMONS IMAGES & VIDEOS

Creative Commons (CC) licenses allow photos, videos, and other creative products to be used free of charge. Items with these licenses are commonly seen on outlets like YouTube, Wikipedia, Wikimedia and Flickr. While all Creative Commons items may be used without paying fees, nearly all of them require attribution. Not giving credit - or not [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|Comments Off on OUTREACH TIP: HOW TO AVOID COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS WHEN USING CREATIVE COMMONS IMAGES & VIDEOS