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Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement

Join us ahead of the historic 2016 presidential election for a one-day conference "Election 2.016," where we will explore how technology is changing the way voters engage in the election process. Bringing together tech innovators, academics, political strategists, democracy advocates and students, panels will explore: How technology is changing the way voters access information, and [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:05+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement

NC CONGRESS 2016: REGISTRATION OPEN; WORKSHOPS FOR NEW BOARDMEMBERS + MEMORIAL SUBMISSIONS REQUEST

Registration is now open for the 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 24th at LA City Hall! Sign up now at NCCongressLA.com. Workshop Recommendations For New Boardmembers Since the Congress offers over 40 fabulous workshops each year, it can be difficult choosing which workshops you want to take - especially if you are a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NC CONGRESS 2016: REGISTRATION OPEN; WORKSHOPS FOR NEW BOARDMEMBERS + MEMORIAL SUBMISSIONS REQUEST

Theatre Crash Course Workshop Series for High School Students

Our popular FREE workshop series is back! On three Monday evenings in September, come together with other teens and professional artists to dive into “Zoot Suit” by Luis Valdez. Actors and directors will investigate scenes from the play, and costume, lighting, and scenic designers will get hands-on to develop design concepts. On the last day, [...]

By | 2016-08-23T14:19:48+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Theatre Crash Course Workshop Series for High School Students

Mayor’s Message

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has replaced more than 32 miles of deteriorating water main across the city over the last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced. The figure tops LADWP’s goal for the 2015-16 fiscal year by more than 20,000 feet, marking the first step in an aggressive effort to replace [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

LADOT TRANSIT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS TO DISCUSS PROPOSED CHANGES

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 2016) LADOT Transit is holding Public Hearings to consider proposed changes to its Commuter Express, DASH and Cityride programs. These include more frequent bus service, extended hours and Sunday service on many existing DASH routes. Proposals also include major changes to the routes of DASH Crenshaw, Fairfax, Hollywood, Lincoln Heights/Chinatown, San [...]

By | 2016-08-18T18:15:17+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on LADOT TRANSIT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS TO DISCUSS PROPOSED CHANGES

Registration Opens Monday August 22nd For The 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods At City Hall

Day of education & networking for NC leaders features 40 workshops + exhibits Registration begins Monday August 22nd for the 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall. Over 700 Neighborhood Council leaders from across the City are expected to attend the annual event, which happens Saturday, September 24th. Everything is *free* if you [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Registration Opens Monday August 22nd For The 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods At City Hall

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Voter Campaign

The Los Angeles Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs invites you to join us at the launch of "Tu Voto Es Cosa Seria," a civic engagement campaign in partnership with AIGA, Edward James Olmos, NALEO Educational Fund, and Mi Familia Vota on Monday, August 22 at 10:00am. As part of a larger effort to bolster voter [...]

By | 2016-08-18T18:06:28+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Voter Campaign

Let Your Fingers (or feet) do the Walking

GoLA app is a solution that integrates all the available options of getting around the second largest metropolitan area in the United States. The GoLA application captures the universe of transportation options and computes the fastest, least expensive, and most sustainable way to get to your destination. Download here.

By | 2016-08-18T13:34:23+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Let Your Fingers (or feet) do the Walking

Guest Message 08.12.16

I hope everyone is having a great summer! The Neighborhood Council Congress Planning Committee has been busy with all the details for this year’s Congress of Neighborhoods: the annual event where all 96 Neighborhood Councils come together at City Hall. This year’s theme - “Neighborhoods First: Your Voice, Our City” - examines how local focus [...]

By | 2016-08-11T19:28:05+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Guest Message 08.12.16

Mayor’s Message

POSTED BY STEPHANIE MICHAUD on MyNewsLA Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles Tuesday as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to make in choosing a location, with many of the sports venues needed for hosting the event already built in the city. Los Angeles is competing against Paris, Rome and Budapest [...]

By | 2016-08-11T19:11:01+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message