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Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: July 23 (Valley) / Aug 7 (East LA) / Aug 15 (location TBD) / Aug 20 (DTLA)

As part of their next few meetings, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners will hold town hall style discussions of the City Council’s Neighborhood Council Reform motion (CF 18-0467). You are invited to join their conversation, and help shape the future of the NC system. One key part of the discussion will focus on Community Interest [...]

By | 2018-07-20T13:37:11+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: July 23 (Valley) / Aug 7 (East LA) / Aug 15 (location TBD) / Aug 20 (DTLA)

Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

The Los Angeles Department of City Planning Invites You to: EIR SCOPING MEETING for the Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project and associated updates to the Los Angeles Municipal Code. Learn about the scope of work that will be analyzed in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and give your input at the meeting. Thursday, July 26th [...]

By | 2018-07-20T15:03:51+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Land Use & City Planning, Transportation|Comments Off on Attend a City of Los Angeles Purple Line Transit Neighborhood Plan Project EIR scoping meeting

Review & Comment on the CAO’s 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the City Budget

The CAO (City Administrative Officer) has released the Neighborhood Councils’ review of the 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the Gann Initiative, a California state law that limits the amount of revenue which can be appropriated in any fiscal year for publicly-funded programs. This report is provided to the public for review at least 15 days [...]

By | 2018-07-20T10:22:44+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on Review & Comment on the CAO’s 2018-19 Appropriation Limit Report for the City Budget

Civic Youth Continues with Open Data Training

This past Monday, our Civic Youth Program continued with its third session, a workshop on open data. The students learned to use GeoHub and the City's Open Data Portals to map their neighborhoods using different data sets, including demographic data. Storymaps included the Clean Streets Index and a look at Homelessness in LA. Some students expressed [...]

By | 2018-07-19T14:48:54+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, Open Data, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Continues with Open Data Training

Miry’s List / Welcome Neighbor wins $200000 LA2050 grant for NC Refugee Welcome Program

Thrilling news: the Welcome, Neighbor program to help Neighborhood Councils welcome refugee families to Los Angeles won a $200,000 LA2050 Activation Grant! Thank you so much to all of you who voted to make this proposal a reality, and to LA2050 for this wonderful opportunity. We are excited to partner with local nonprofit Miry's List [...]

By | 2018-07-13T15:09:41+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Welcome Neighbor|Comments Off on Miry’s List / Welcome Neighbor wins $200000 LA2050 grant for NC Refugee Welcome Program

Join the Los Feliz NC Back to School Drive for homeless LAUSD students (Wed 7/17)

Over 17,000 students within the LAUSD are experiencing homelessness. Join the Los Feliz Neighborhood Council's school supplies drive to help equip homeless students at Thomas Starr King Middle School and John Marshall High School, and get inspired to start your own local drive to assist students in your neighborhood!  The Los Feliz Neighborhood Council and [...]

By | 2018-07-13T12:52:09+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Join the Los Feliz NC Back to School Drive for homeless LAUSD students (Wed 7/17)

Debbie Wehbe Reappointed to Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Congratulations to Debbie Wehbe, who was reappointed to the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners representing the Central Los Angeles area.  Thank you for your service to the Neighborhood Council system, Commissioner Wehbe! photo of Commissioner Wehbe at her reappointment by LA City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee taken by Mike Fong

By | 2018-07-03T13:01:50+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Debbie Wehbe Reappointed to Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Homelessness Forum Brings Experts to Valley Village

The recent homelessness town hall held by Neighborhood Council Valley Village was attended by over 250 people and collected 125 pairs of shoes for the Shoes for the Homeless program. Read about the event, and check out NCVV's great community engagement idea where they follow up with unanswered stakeholder town hall questions on their website. [...]

By | 2018-07-03T11:32:18+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Homelessness Forum Brings Experts to Valley Village

SwimLA: Swim Lessons for Kids via Dept of Recreation & Parks

Learning to swim is fun, healthy, and a potential lifesaver. The Dept of Recreation & Parks' SwimLA program offers low-cost swimming lessons for kids ages 4-17 at all City municipal pools, all summer long. Scholarships are available; classes are taught morning, afternoon or evenings from June 18 - August 31. Sign up quickly as space [...]

By | 2018-07-03T10:38:36+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Events, How-To|Comments Off on SwimLA: Swim Lessons for Kids via Dept of Recreation & Parks

Help for the Heatwave: First Aid Tips & Cooling Center Locations

A heatwave is headed for LA this weekend! Read first aid tips for heatstroke, heat exhaustion, or heat cramps, and find public cooling centers operated by the City or County of Los Angeles in this guide from LA’s Emergency Management Department: http://emergency.lacity.org/heat

By | 2018-07-03T10:23:11+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Public Safety|Comments Off on Help for the Heatwave: First Aid Tips & Cooling Center Locations