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EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Cindy Cleghorn

Our guest for today’s episode is Cindy Cleghorn, long-time Chair for the Planning Committee of the Congress of Neighborhoods, Chair of PlanCheckNC LA, and long-time Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council board member and stakeholder.  Cindy is a lifelong LA-area resident who has been involved with neighborhood councils since their inception. In addition to her extensive work with [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Cindy Cleghorn

GM’s Message 9.29.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. City Council has continued the Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee recommendations on Council File 15-1022-S2 to Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Don't forget that our Assistant Director of Policy and Government Relations, Lorenzo Briceno, puts out a great Legislative Report below that provides a summary of the new Council Files introduced each [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, City Hall, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 9.29.17

Sign Up for NotifyLA, Los Angeles’ Official Mass Notification System During Disasters

NotifyLA is the City of Los Angeles' official mass notification system used to send voice messages, text messages and email messages to residents and businesses during times of emergencies and disasters. Notifying the public when a disaster strikes might be the one and only safeguard the public can count on to save their lives and [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on Sign Up for NotifyLA, Los Angeles’ Official Mass Notification System During Disasters

EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Joy Atkinson; President of The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Our guest for today’s episode is Joy Atkinson, the new President of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (aka BONC). Joy is a lifelong Angeleno with a talent for community outreach. She has a long and distinguished resume working at various levels of government in service to the residents of South Los Angeles. She served as [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Joy Atkinson; President of The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

GM’s Message 8.18.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. The Congress of Neighborhoods registration link is open for service!  BIG thanks to our awesome Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee, led by the fearless Cindy Cleghorn, for all their continued work in putting together a fantastic program for Neighborhood Council leaders citywide. The Congress will be held at City Hall [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on GM’s Message 8.18.17

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti is strengthening cybersecurity for L.A. businesses and residents with the launch of America’s first city-based Cyber Lab. The lab is a public-private partnership that will disseminate information and intelligence based on analysis of more than one billion security-related events and over four million attempted intrusions into City networks per day. The Los [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

SUPPORT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

The Los Angeles City Council is scheduled to discuss amending the Los Angeles Municipal Code to establish Indigenous Peoples Day as an official city holiday. Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell is encouraging Angelenos to weigh in on the matter before Council decides on the item on August 30. If passed, the motion would instruct the City Attorney's Office [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on SUPPORT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

Town Hall on Immigrant Rights, Citizenship, Guardianship, and Renter’s Rights

The Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement and Immigrant Affairs invite you to a Town Hall meeting on Immigration, Citizenship, and Renter’s Rights. This event will include a know your rights, renter's rights, citizenship and guardianship presentation.There will be free language translation and one-on-one attorney assistance to help fill out Caregiver Affidavits. Please bring child's birth certificate. The Town [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Town Hall on Immigrant Rights, Citizenship, Guardianship, and Renter’s Rights

Launch of Countywide Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) Survey

The older adult population (65 years and above) in the Los Angeles region will double between 2010 and 2030, from approximately 1.1 million to more than 2.2 million people.  To prepare our region for this dramatic demographic shift, the County and City of Los Angeles launched Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA), a landmark initiative that [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Launch of Countywide Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) Survey