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West Hills Holds Town Hall On How To Survive An Active Shooter

The West Hills Neighborhood Council Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee hosted a town hall forum on February 6th about how to be prepared and how to survive during an active shooter attack. Over 150 stakeholders attended this interactive meeting and training session, which was conducted by LAPD Officers Gabe Rodriguez and Rachel Evans. West [...]

By | 2018-02-23T16:12:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on West Hills Holds Town Hall On How To Survive An Active Shooter

#Sreetips – Tips for Social Media Success From Sree Sreenivasan’s Social Media Workshop at LA City Hall

On February 21, EmpowerLA Director of Outreach Tom Soong and FUSE Fellow Aparna Mukherjee hosted an excellent and eye-opening workshop at LA City Hall with social media guru Sree Sreenivasan for staff from EmpowerLA and other City departments. Sree has served as Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, the Metropolitan Museum, and [...]

By | 2018-02-23T15:37:22+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on #Sreetips – Tips for Social Media Success From Sree Sreenivasan’s Social Media Workshop at LA City Hall

Open Data Day LA 2018 – Learn To Access & Use Data on City Projects, Budget & More

“Open data” is information that is available to everyone free of charge. On Friday, March 2nd, EmpowerLA teams up with Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Data Team and the USC Price Center for Social Innovation to present Open Data Day LA - a hands-on training on how to access data made available by the City of LA, [...]

By | 2018-02-21T09:41:41+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Blog, How-To, Tool Box|Comments Off on Open Data Day LA 2018 – Learn To Access & Use Data on City Projects, Budget & More

LA Fire Department is Hiring! Attend The LAFD Career Expo March 10th

LAFD Career Expo The Los Angeles Fire Department is hiring! Attend the LAFD Career Expo Saturday, March 10th, and learn about the broad range of career opportunities that LAFD offers. Try on equipment, learn about job requirements, and talk to experienced firefighters and paramedics. Visit http://joinLAFD.org for more information, or call the LAFD Recruitment Section [...]

By | 2018-02-16T14:58:40+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on LA Fire Department is Hiring! Attend The LAFD Career Expo March 10th

North Valley Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries With Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners met on the evening of February 6, 2018 at the North Valley City Hall in the Sunland-Tujunga community.  Thank you to the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for commemorating the 15 year Anniversary of the founding of the Sylmar Neighborhood Council, Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council, Foothill Trails District Neighborhood Council, North Hills [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:18:23+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on North Valley Neighborhood Councils Celebrate 15 Year Anniversaries With Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Who Should Be LAPD’s Next Chief? Police Commission Wants Your Input

You're invited to attend one of six community meetings hosted by the Board of Police Commissioners to provide input on the selection of the Chief of Police. These meetings are being held to allow the public to participate in the discussion about the attributes, qualifications, and experience needed to lead the Los Angeles Police Department and oversee [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:34:38+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Who Should Be LAPD’s Next Chief? Police Commission Wants Your Input

IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

EmpowerLA has launched IgniteLA, a program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. The first session, with over 50 young women, took place this past Monday night with 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. IgniteLA is a non-partisan [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:41:54+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

Corinne Ho, native of Madagascar, former President of the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, received Commendatory Congratulations by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield at the Los Angeles City Council meeting in Van Nuys City Hall on February 2nd. Corinne was honored for her civic engagement efforts and for having served the City of Los Angeles and the Valley through [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:15:06+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

LA Zoo Invites Neighborhood Councils To Learn About Their Elephant Care Program

LA Zoo Director John Lewis is extending a personal invite to Neighborhood Council members to set up a board presentation or visit the Zoo to learn more about how their care for their elephants. His letter appears below; please write to him at john.lewis@lacity.org or phone his office at (323) 644-4261 to make arrangements. ******************************** Neighborhood Council Members, [...]

By | 2018-02-09T12:58:20+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on LA Zoo Invites Neighborhood Councils To Learn About Their Elephant Care Program

Give Feedback On How City Money Is Spent: Take the Budget Advocates Survey

The City budget says a lot about what and who we value.  One of the most important roles Neighborhood Councils play in Los Angeles is advising the Mayor and City Council on the annual budget, through the work of a Citywide alliance called the Budget Advocates. Controller Ron Galperin recently said, “My best ideas come [...]

By | 2018-02-09T12:17:32+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on Give Feedback On How City Money Is Spent: Take the Budget Advocates Survey