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Public Counsel’s FREE Legal Assistance

Attention Los Angeles Entrepreneurs, Non-Profits, & Small Business Owners   If you are a low-income entrepreneur, small business, or non-profit in Los Angeles, Public Counsel may be able to provide you with FREE legal assistance!   Public Counsel's Community Development Project (CDP) helps build healthy, economically stable communities by providing services to local small businesses, non-profits, and low-income entrepreneurs [...]

By | 2017-08-16T15:45:37+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Public Counsel’s FREE Legal Assistance

GM’s Message 8.11.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. HUGE thanks to all of our Neighborhood Council board members who came out to speak on Tuesday’s City Council’s Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee meeting about Council File 15-1022-S2 regarding Neighborhood Council elections and online voting. Much of the public comment was in favor of moving the Neighborhood [...]

By | 2017-08-11T16:42:33+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 8.11.17

Mayor’s Message

The City of Los Angeles’ New Roads to Second Chances Transitional Work Program is on pace to meet its goal, already placing 264 formerly incarcerated Angelenos on a path to full-time employment. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Reentry was awarded a three-year, $8.9 million contract with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to help stabilize [...]

By | 2017-08-11T11:12:11+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Sidewalk Repair Just Got Easier

Dear Friend: You might remember that, last year, the City Council launched LA's first-ever comprehensive sidewalk repair program. We pledged to invest more than $30 million a year and a total of $1.4 billion over the next 30 years to make all 11,000 miles of city sidewalks safe and accessible for everyone. The program, called [...]

By | 2017-08-11T10:36:58+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Sidewalk Repair Just Got Easier

GM’s Message 8.4.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  City Council’s Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, August 8th, at 1 pm in Room 1010 of City Hall to discuss Council File 15-1022-S2 about Neighborhood Council elections and online voting. Currently, Neighborhood Council elections are moving forward in 2018 without online voting.  We [...]

By | 2017-08-04T15:59:05+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 8.4.17

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the appointment of Ambassador Nina Hachigian as Deputy Mayor for International Affairs. Hachigian, an L.A. resident who served as U.S. Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the Obama Administration, will lead the newly-created Mayor’s Office of International Affairs. The office will work to broaden the city’s [...]

By | 2017-08-04T11:09:50+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s 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 Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:00 AM—1:00 PM (Registration and Free Continental Breakfast from 9:30-10:00am) Rita D. Walters Learning Complex - 915 W Manchester Ave, Los Angeles This event will include a know your rights, [...]

By | 2017-08-04T10:51:55+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Town Hall on Immigrant Rights, Citizenship, Guardianship, and Renter’s Rights

Los Angeles City Ethics Commission: Policy Update

Thank you very much to those who have already provided feedback regarding the City’s lobbying laws!  We continue to solicit input and wanted to let you know some of the specific proposals that are currently being considered.  These are based on input we have received to date, our experiences in administering the laws, and best [...]

By | 2017-08-04T10:28:24+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Los Angeles City Ethics Commission: Policy Update

GM’s Message 7.28.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. I had a very productive time in New York City the past week finishing up a year long project with the Aspen Institute on values for inclusive and innovative cities in the US. We will be finalizing a report for release, but my hope is that we will [...]

By | 2017-07-28T14:37:27+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 7.28.17