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Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Please take our EmpowerLA survey, and help us provide better support for LA’s Neighborhood Councils: http://tiny.cc/NCSurvey2018 The survey also allows you to give personal feedback on the Neighborhood Council system reforms recently proposed by City Councilmember David Ryu, as any comments received will be taken into consideration in our reports back to City Council on [...]

By | 2018-06-07T15:15:31+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Administration, Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Free Data Training Class in Panorama City June 27: Learn to Find & Use City Data For Your Community

Wednesday June 27th, join us in Panorama City for a free workshop on using open data to spark community change! Help your Neighborhood Council get grants and plan outreach campaigns by learning how to find and use info from City databases about the people, assets, and businesses in your area. Please bring your own laptop or tablet [...]

By | 2018-06-07T11:00:30+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Blog, How-To, Open Data Literacy Program, Tech Talk, Tool Box, Training|Comments Off on Free Data Training Class in Panorama City June 27: Learn to Find & Use City Data For Your Community

Open Data Literacy Program: Host a Data Training Workshop in Your Neighborhood

Through our Open Data Literacy Program, you and your Neighborhood Council can host or sponsor a free workshop on how to find, navigate, and use City data on population density, demographics, locations of active businesses, street cleanliness, and more. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment in collaboration with the Mayor's Data Team is proud to lead [...]

By | 2018-06-01T15:41:21+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, Open Data Literacy Program, Tech Talk, Tool Box, Training|Comments Off on Open Data Literacy Program: Host a Data Training Workshop in Your Neighborhood

EmpowerLA at Esperanza Elementary School Career Day

EmpowerLA's Mario Hernandez and Julien Antelin had a great time talking with the students in Ms. Aguirre's 5th grade class for Career Day at Esperanza Elementary School in Westlake. Hopefully they inspired some future LA leaders! Mario and Julien answered questions from the kids, and talked about why they work for the City in the [...]

By | 2018-06-01T13:33:19+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, Education, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on EmpowerLA at Esperanza Elementary School Career Day

Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the largest Neighborhood Council event of the year. Nearly 900 Neighborhood Council leaders come to City Hall for this day of education and networking, which features over 40 workshops on leadership skills and tools to help your community. This year's NC Congress takes place Saturday, September 22nd - attend the [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:57:12+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

Neighborhood Council-based Refugee Welcome Program “Welcome, Neighbor” Named LA2050 Grant Finalist

EmpowerLA is proud to partner with nonprofit organization Miry's List on the "Welcome, Neighbor" refugee welcome program. Welcome, Neighbor has just been named a finalist for the LA2050 grant! Click to learn more about Welcome, Neighbor, and to see how you and your Neighborhood Council can get involved.   What is LA2050? LA2050 is a [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:15:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council-based Refugee Welcome Program “Welcome, Neighbor” Named LA2050 Grant Finalist

Purposeful Aging LA – Status Report On the Mayor’s Age-Friendly Initiative

Laura Trejo, General Manager of LA's Department Of Aging, has released a status report on Mayor Garcetti's age-friendly initiative, Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) - read it here: http://empowerla.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Purposeful-Aging-Los-Angeles-PALA-status-report-April-2018.pdf Purposeful Aging Los Angeles, or PALA, is a regional initiative that unites the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and a variety of public and [...]

By | 2018-05-25T12:18:41+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Aging, Blog|Comments Off on Purposeful Aging LA – Status Report On the Mayor’s Age-Friendly Initiative

North Westwood Becomes LA’s 98th Neighborhood Council

Results are in for the Westwood Neighborhood Council subdivision election. Over 3500 stakeholders voted; over 57% voted yes to the formation of a new North Westwood Neighborhood Council! The official election results can be viewed on the City Clerk's website at https://clerk.lacity.org/los-angeles-city-clerk-election-division (detail of a photo of the Westwood Fox Theater by Carol M. Highsmith, via the [...]

By | 2018-05-25T14:20:33+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Subdivision|Comments Off on North Westwood Becomes LA’s 98th Neighborhood Council

Read & Weigh In On City Budget Recommendations From Budget & Finance Committee

The City Council's Budget & Finance Committee finished their work reviewing the Mayor's budget proposal for the coming year, and issued a final report, based on recommendations of the Chief Legislative Analyst, for consideration by the full City Council. Read that report here. Thank you to the Neighborhood Councils who submitted letters regarding the 2018-19 City [...]

By | 2018-05-18T17:17:10+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Read & Weigh In On City Budget Recommendations From Budget & Finance Committee

NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals

Harbor City Neighborhood Council got a shoutout from City Councilmember Joe Buscaino for the local utility box mural program that they helped fund with a Neighborhood Purpose Grant. This great image from Councilmember Buscaino's newsletter shows 3rd grader Rose Mary alongside one of the new murals that Harbor City sponsored, which is based on a [...]

By | 2018-05-18T16:39:19+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals