GM’s Message 09.15.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  We had an awesome Congress of Neighborhoods on Saturday with nearly 900 Neighborhood Council board members at City Hall.  HUGE thanks to our Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee, chaired by the AWESOME Cindy Cleghorn, our EmpowerLA staff, especially Jasmine Duckworth and Mary Kim, and all of the Neighborhood [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

STATEMENT: MAYOR GARCETTI ON THE STATE ASSEMBLY’S PASSAGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING PACKAGE “The affordability crisis in California threatens our great state's legacy of providing economic opportunity for all. The housing package approved by the Assembly will deliver critical funding and help streamline the development process — so that we can break ground more quickly on homes [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

OurLA2040 Community Conversations

Join Us for a Community Conversation For the first time in nearly fifty years, the City of Los Angeles is undertaking a comprehensive update to its guiding vision, the General Plan. This initiative, OurLA2040, will result in a new 20-year citywide plan to be adopted in 2020, putting into place strong and visionary policies to [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, City Hall|0 Comments

Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA)

Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA) Since November 2016, the Neighborhood Council Emergency Preparedness Alliance (NCEPA) has met on the 4th Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, at the City of Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center.  The NCEPA representatives hear from city department managers and their representatives regarding the city’s plans for coping with a variety of [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|0 Comments


The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering (LABOE) is beginning the environmental review process for the proposed Citywide Cat Program (proposed Project), which would be administered by the City’s Department of Animal Services. The proposed Project focuses on public education and policy implementation in the City of Los Angeles. The key components of the [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Join us for National Day of Civic Hacking 9/23

We are very excited to announce Hack for LA’s National Day of Civic Hacking on September 23rd 12PM-7PM at California Community Foundation (281 South Figueroa St, Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90012.) Join us this year, we're focusing on Education and partnering with the California Community Foundations' Social Change Data Commons to help you tell a story about Los Angeles using data. We're [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Free Legal Advice for your Small Business!

The Small Business Legal Academy (SBLA) is a free one-day event bringing the top lawyers and experts from various law firms to help guide and counsel LA’s small business community. Attend presentations, receive one-on-one legal consulting, and leave with an action plan for your business — all free of charge.   Topics covered include: Entity [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to Use #Hashtags in Neighborhood Council Outreach

#Hashtags are a social media indexing tool that help people interested in what you have to share find your posts. Read on to learn what hashtags work best for Neighborhood Council outreach, and how to use them on social media without being annoying or sounding unnatural.   How hashtags work Hashtags batch online conversations so [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|0 Comments

GM’s Message 9.08.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  The Congress of Neighborhoods is upon us!  Please join us bright and early tomorrow so you can have a full tummy going into the Opening Session of Congress.  Mayor Eric Garcetti will be joining keynote speaker, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, in the morning before we take [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments