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NC Sustainability Alliance Workshop: Great Green Space for a Climate-Smart LA (Aug 25)

story by NCSA Want to help your neighborhood maximize green space and be more climate resilient? Want to make the best and most equitable use of Measure A and Prop 68 funds for local parks? Join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA) for a hands-on workshop with Fernando Cazares of the Trust for Public Land on how to make [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:58:53+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Resiliency, Sustainability|Comments Off on NC Sustainability Alliance Workshop: Great Green Space for a Climate-Smart LA (Aug 25)

How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

story and photos by Aparna Mukherjee Expect the Unexpected: Building a Resilient LA, Block by Block Imagine surviving a natural disaster with no cell phone and being forced to live in your backyard for weeks, awaiting word on if it’s safe for you and your family to sleep in your house again. For EmpowerLA's John [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:53:27+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Resiliency, Sustainability|Comments Off on How to Build a Resilient LA: Civic U recap

NC Valley Village Honors LAPD Heroes at National Night Out

NC Valley Village boardmembers and stakeholders celebrated the 35th Annual National Night Out by honoring 3 LAPD officers from North Hollywood Division: Manny Arreygue, Tony Chang, and John Antonioli. Mayor's Office East Valley representative Jaqueline Serrano, 2nd District Councilman Paul Krekorian and Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian were there to present proclamations to the officers being recognized. [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:19:31+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story|Comments Off on NC Valley Village Honors LAPD Heroes at National Night Out

Attend a Town Hall on Neighborhood Council Reform (City Hall Monday August 20th)

The Los Angeles City Council has proposed a series of reforms to LA’s Neighborhood Council (NC) system, which turned 15 last year. You’re invited to join the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for a town hall on these reform proposals next Monday August 20th at City Hall. The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is an oversight panel [...]

By | 2018-08-17T15:07:29+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Commission, NC Reform|Comments Off on Attend a Town Hall on Neighborhood Council Reform (City Hall Monday August 20th)

Free Data Training for Creatives September 6th in Echo Park

We're offering a special arts and culture edition of our popular Data Training workshops September 6th in Echo Park! Whether you're a creative professional or someone who wants to improve arts and cultural services in your community, sign up now at http://tiny.cc/DataTraining to learn how to use data tools like the Department of Cultural Affairs' [...]

By | 2018-08-17T14:19:45+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Education, Open Data, Open Data Literacy Program|Comments Off on Free Data Training for Creatives September 6th in Echo Park

LA Animal Services offers reduced adoption fees August 11-12

This Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th, all six LA Animal Services Centers will reduce adoption fees for all cats, dogs, kittens and puppies. Adult Dogs (5 months and older) $51.00 Puppies (4 months and under) $75.00 Adult Cats (5 months and older) $12.50 Kittens (4 months and under) $25.00 All six of their [...]

By | 2018-08-10T13:32:45+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on LA Animal Services offers reduced adoption fees August 11-12

Resilient Youth: Civic Youth Visits Emergency Management Dept

(story & photos by John Darnell, EmpowerLA) On Monday, July 30th, as part of Mayor Garcetti’s Resilient Los Angeles Initiative, the Emergency Management Department hosted the participants in EmpowerLA’s Civic Youth program to take a tour of the City of Los Angeles’ Emergency Operations Center.  They learned what the city is doing to plan for major [...]

By | 2018-08-03T16:55:49+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Resilient Youth: Civic Youth Visits Emergency Management Dept

City Attorney Mike Feuer presents Thrive! Preparing for Life’s Next Act (Aug 12)

You're invited to an upcoming discussion panel moderated by City Attorney Mike Feuer on embracing the change, opportunity and challenge that comes with growing older and wiser. This special free event takes place Sunday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m. at Temple Judea in Tarzana: 5429 Lindley Ave, Tarzana, CA 91356 Panelists for THRIVE: Preparing For Life's Next [...]

By | 2018-08-03T15:58:57+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Aging, Blog|Comments Off on City Attorney Mike Feuer presents Thrive! Preparing for Life’s Next Act (Aug 12)

Apply Now for IgniteLA’s Autumn 2018 Political Leadership Program for Young Women

Young women between the ages of 14-24 who are interested in government and public service are invited to apply to attend our IgniteLA civic leadership training program. Attendance is free for all those accepted into the program, which runs from late September to early November. Classes will be held Monday evenings from 5-7:30 PM; class [...]

By | 2018-08-06T09:32:23+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Apply Now for IgniteLA’s Autumn 2018 Political Leadership Program for Young Women

Contribute to LA Sanitation’s Non Perishable Food Drive Aug 6-17

Please contribute to LA Sanitation's Non-Perishable Food Drive, happening Monday August 6th - Friday August 17th. Everything collected will be provided to St. Francis Center, to distribute to the homeless and extremely low-income Angelenos they've been assisting since 1972. Peanut butter and tuna are particularly needed, if you have some to share! Other items needed [...]

By | 2018-08-03T14:51:12+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Contribute to LA Sanitation’s Non Perishable Food Drive Aug 6-17