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News from Field Operations 6.20.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you spent a pleasant Father’s Day. I want to say thank you to all those who showed up to our Ethics & Open Government and Funding Trainings on Wednesday June 19 at the CD 9 Field Office. Over 60 people came to the training, standing room [...]

By | 2014-07-31T11:05:56+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Blog, Events, Field, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Council Elections, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on News from Field Operations 6.20.14

City of Los Angeles Earns A+ for Historic Preservation

The Los Angeles Conservancy’s 2014 Preservation Report Card, which evaluates the historic preservation programs of the 89 local jurisdictions in Los Angeles, awarded the City of Los Angeles one of only 8 A+ grades in the county. The Conservancy’s scoring recognized the comprehensive nature of the City of Los Angeles’ preservation program, including: its historic [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on City of Los Angeles Earns A+ for Historic Preservation

Message from the Mayor: New Mayoral Initiative to Hire 10,000 Local Veterans by 2017

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today a new regional veterans hiring initiative called “10,000 Strong” aimed at getting 10,000 local veterans jobs by 2017. The initiative brings together over 100 Los Angeles-area companies and 40 non-profit and public-sector partners to offer supportive services or jobs for veterans. “The 10,000 Strong initiative aims to serve those men [...]

By | 2014-06-13T16:32:48+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Message from the Mayor: New Mayoral Initiative to Hire 10,000 Local Veterans by 2017

Elections Summary Report and Survey Results

We cannot emphasize enough how happy we are with the recent NC elections cycle! As you already know, we saw increased numbers of voters and candidates and an outpouring of community support and civic engagement at each voting location. At last Monday’s elections wrap session, EmpowerLA staff and neighborhood council board members and volunteers highlighted [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Elections Summary Report and Survey Results

TUX Bootcamp and TUX Awards

Join us in Encino on June 19th for the TUX Bootcamp! We will recap the progress of our Outreach Champions and then take on Technology and the User Experience (TUX) from the Neighborhood Council perspective. Explore ways to grow your web and social media presence and utilize outreach tools more efficiently. This Bootcamp will focus [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Outreach, Tech Talk|Comments Off on TUX Bootcamp and TUX Awards

Community Emergency Response Team Training

The Department of Public Safety at California State University, Los Angeles in Partnership with the Los Angeles City Fire Department is proud to present a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training during July and August. The training will take place Friday mornings from 9:30am to 12pm, and a firm commitment to all 7 sessions is [...]

By | 2014-06-13T11:50:08+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Community Emergency Response Team Training

Zero Waste LA: Request for Proposals

The City-Wide Exclusive Franchise System for Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Handling Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available on the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (LABAVN). For the purpose of proposing, all RFPs must be downloaded from LABAVN. This RFP is to provide solid waste, commingled recyclables and organics collection, transfer,disposal and processing [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Outreach|Comments Off on Zero Waste LA: Request for Proposals

LA Police Commission Seeks Community Input for LAPD Chief Reappointment

Chief Charlie Beck has submitted a request to be considered for second five-year term. The Los Angeles Police Commission now has the responsibility to respond to that request, either positively or negatively, by August 20, 2014. You are invited to participate in the reappointment process by providing your input to the Los Angeles Police Commission [...]

By | 2014-06-13T11:37:32+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Events|Comments Off on LA Police Commission Seeks Community Input for LAPD Chief Reappointment

Online Voting

In an age of tech-driven convenience when Americans cast upwards of 60 million votes in the American Idol finale but we still can’t muster more than 20% turnout in municipal elections, is it time for an update to our aging voting technologies and election infrastructure? This month’s primary in LA county drew only 13.1% of [...]

By | 2014-06-28T11:39:53+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Online Voting

Funding Update 6.13.14

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” John Steinbeck Greetings, Neighborhood Council Treasurers, Board Members, and stakeholders. We are rapidly approaching the end of [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:30+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on Funding Update 6.13.14