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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

Oriental Fruit Flies Found Locally – See LA County’s Treatment Plan

After trapping two Oriental Fruit Flies locally, Los Angeles County is moving quickly to stop the spread of these flies, which can affect over 400 types of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. See treatment plan details and maps, and a list of affected food plants, in this PDF: http://empowerla.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LA-County-Oriental-Fruit-Fly-treatment-plan-1.pdf -------- photo of Oriental fruit flies on [...]

By | 2018-08-03T14:12:30+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Oriental Fruit Flies Found Locally – See LA County’s Treatment Plan

Discuss NC Reform with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: Aug 15 (Koreatown) + Aug 20 (City Hall)

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners' next town hall on the LA City Council's Neighborhood Council reform motion (CF 18-0467) is this Wednesday August 15th in Koreatown, followed by another on August 20th at City Hall. You are invited to join their conversation, and help shape the future of the NC system. Proposed reforms include the [...]

By | 2018-08-10T13:21:05+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Blog, Commission, NC Reform, Neighborhood Council reform|Comments Off on Discuss NC Reform with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: Aug 15 (Koreatown) + Aug 20 (City Hall)

Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles (August 14)

(by John Darnell, EmpowerLA)   In collaboration with Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office, we will co-host Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, at the Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium, located at 100 W 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Los Angeles is part of 100 Resilient Cities, a worldwide [...]

By | 2018-07-27T11:46:18+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Blog, Civic U, Resiliency|Comments Off on Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles (August 14)

Report from the Budget Advocates Retreat

(photo & story by Connie Acosta)   On Saturday, July 21, the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates (NCBA) met for a retreat at Eagle Rock City Hall to engage in planning, and to establish deadlines for projects culminating in the annual Budget Advocates White Paper. The White Paper includes reports and recommendations regarding how the City [...]

By | 2018-07-27T11:23:44+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Blog, Budget, Budget Advocates|Comments Off on Report from the Budget Advocates Retreat

Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: 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 | 2018-08-10T13:54:45+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Discuss NC Reform & Community Interest Stakeholders with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners: 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