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Valley Alliance of NCs Presents VANC “Best Of” Awards at Annual Mixer

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) held their 16th annual mixer on March 14th, and it was standing-room only! City Attorney Mike Feuer and Councilmembers Paul Krekorian, Bob Blumenfield and Paul Koretz all stopped by to celebrate the 34 Neighborhood Councils of the SF Valley and the winners of the annual VANC "Best Of" [...]

By |2019-03-15T17:43:59+00:00March 15th, 2019|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on Valley Alliance of NCs Presents VANC “Best Of” Awards at Annual Mixer

MomsLA Features Corinne Ho of Canoga Park NC

Canoga Park NC member and homeless advocate Corinne Ho talked to bloggers MomLA about her experience as a parent serving on a Neighborhood Council, which she calls "the perfect venue to address various issues affecting the quality of life in my neighborhood." She also notes that, for her 12-year-old daughter, having a mother serving on [...]

By |2019-03-15T17:01:15+00:00March 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on MomsLA Features Corinne Ho of Canoga Park NC

Permanent Supportive Housing Tours

Dear Neighborhood Council Board Members, The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment in partnership with the Mayor's Office would like to personally invite you to visit a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) facility. Check out what dates, times, and locations work for you: Tues, March 26, 2019 6:30pm-8:00pm EAST AREA: Works USA: 4260 Eagle Rock Blvd. EAST VALLEY: [...]

By |2019-03-15T12:57:14+00:00March 15th, 2019|Blog, Housing|Comments Off on Permanent Supportive Housing Tours

Two NC Presidents Honored by CA State Assembly as Women of the Year

Congratulations to the two wonderful Neighborhood Council leaders who were recognized Monday in Sacramento as "Woman of the Year" for their California State Assembly Districts! Cindy Sower, President of Sun Valley NC, was honored by AD39 Assemblymember Luz Rivas, while Michelle Miranda, President of Canoga Park NC, was chosen by AD45's Jesse Gabriel. [...]

By |2019-03-08T14:39:40+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Two NC Presidents Honored by CA State Assembly as Women of the Year

Share Your Vision with the Housing + Community Investment Dept

The Housing + Community Investment Dept (HCIDLA) invites you to discuss upcoming projects to improve quality of life and services in low and moderate income LA communities. These projects and programs include Eviction Defense for very low income Angelenos; expanded after-school services; the launch of a Children's Savings Account program; and infrastructure improvements. Everyone is [...]

By |2019-03-08T14:49:54+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Share Your Vision with the Housing + Community Investment Dept

MomsLA Features Tonia Knightner

Tonia Knightner of the Park Mesa Heights Community Council was featured this week in MomsLA's ongoing series on moms serving on their Neighborhood Councils. Besides being PMHCC Treasurer, Tonia is a realtor and the CEO and founder of A New Life 4 U Economic Development Corporation. She highlights the role of NCs in fostering an [...]

By |2019-03-12T12:38:51+00:00March 8th, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on MomsLA Features Tonia Knightner

Beyond Neighborhood Councils: Event Recap + Overview of Presentations

On Wednesday, February 27, EmpowerLA hosted its annual Beyond Neighborhood Councils event, where current and former Neighborhood Council members could learn how to utilize their NC experience by running for higher office; getting appointed to a city commission; or finding a job with the City of Los Angeles (video of the event can be found [...]

By |2019-03-01T15:11:07+00:00March 1st, 2019|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Beyond Neighborhood Councils: Event Recap + Overview of Presentations

Ethics Training to be Offered at City Hall East on March 20th

The Department will be holding the AB 1234 Ethics Training for Neighborhood Council on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 6:30-8:30 PM. The training will be held at: Controller's Conference Room City Hall East Room 351 (3rd floor) 200 N Main St. 90012 Free parking with RSVP; RSVP now at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScnZZDWfLFZr8bxCd1g2AkNIvWF0YcyGe0XiI1nv6A2JM_OyQ/viewform

By |2019-03-19T10:06:37+00:00March 1st, 2019|Blog, Training|Comments Off on Ethics Training to be Offered at City Hall East on March 20th

Upcoming Neighborhood Council Candidate Workshops with EmpowerLA, City Clerk & IgniteLA

It's Neighborhood Council Elections season, so we're partnering with the LA City Clerk's elections team and the IgniteLA women's leadership program to offer free candidate workshops during the month of March at locations around the City! Neighborhood Council Elections or Outreach Committee members; current board members running for re-election; or those interested in joining their [...]

By |2019-03-11T16:07:13+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Blog, Election Chairs, IgniteLA for Young Women, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Upcoming Neighborhood Council Candidate Workshops with EmpowerLA, City Clerk & IgniteLA

Beyond Neighborhood Councils: How to Run for Higher Office, Get Appointed to a City Commission, or Find a Job with the City

On Wednesday, February 27th, join us at our Beyond Neighborhood Councils event, to learn how you can capitalize on and build upon your Neighborhood Council experience. The event begins at 6:30 pm, but you can arrive as early as 6:15 pm for registration and networking. RSVP now at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-neighborhood-councils-tickets-53041088323 City Councilmember Paul Koretz will offer opening [...]

By |2019-02-22T14:38:45+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Blog, Employment|Comments Off on Beyond Neighborhood Councils: How to Run for Higher Office, Get Appointed to a City Commission, or Find a Job with the City
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