Congress of Neighborhoods 2018 Keynote Speaker is Supervisor Janice Hahn

The Honorable Janice Hahn - who represents the 4th District on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors - will be the keynote speaker at this year's Congress of Neighborhoods, happening next Saturday, September 22nd, at LA City Hall. As a former member of the US House of Representatives and former LA City Councilmember, Supervisor Hahn [...]

By | 2018-09-14T16:15:44+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2018 Keynote Speaker is Supervisor Janice Hahn

Live Online City Budget Training with the CAO Monday September 17th

The City Administrative Officer (CAO) is at the heart of LA's budget process, and works with the Mayor, City Council, and City departments. Learn where LA's revenues come from and how these resources are allocated by City officials by attending a live online training with the CAO and the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates this Monday, [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:45:18+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Budget, Budget Advocates|Comments Off on Live Online City Budget Training with the CAO Monday September 17th

CA Clean Air Day

Dear L.A. Neighborhood Council Leaders, As the local leaders of Los Angeles, you are invited to participate and lead your community in California Clean Air Day on October 3, 2018. Across the state, Californians will take actions to clear the air as we create more breathable, healthy communities for all. Though great strides have been [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:47:05+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Education, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on CA Clean Air Day

NextGen Bus Study – Help Design the Next Generation Bus Services!

So, what is the NextGen Bus Study? Metro is designing a modern, more useful bus network. It’s time for a better bus system that fits your lifestyle, integrates with all the ways you travel throughout LA County, and gets you where you need and want to go, with flexibility for the future. The objective of [...]

By | 2018-09-14T11:22:24+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Metro, Survey, Transportation|Comments Off on NextGen Bus Study – Help Design the Next Generation Bus Services!

Congress of Neighborhoods needs YOU! Sign up to volunteer or to attend now

The annual Congress of Neighborhoods is the NC system's largest event of the year. Nearly 900 NC leaders from across LA attended last year, and this year's event - happening Saturday September 22nd at City Hall - is expected to be even larger! That's why it's important to register to attend now, if you haven't [...]

By | 2018-09-06T16:28:56+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods needs YOU! Sign up to volunteer or to attend now

EmpowerLA Podcast wins GovTech Outstanding IT Project Award at LA Digital Government Summit

The EmpowerLA Podcast won Outstanding IT Project at the GovTech Los Angeles Excellence in Technology Awards! Congratulations to our podcast team, host Brett Shears and producer Arin Abedian, for being recognized for their hard work pioneering City Hall's first podcast. Arin and Grayce Liu were on hand at the Los Angeles Digital Government Summit to accept [...]

By | 2018-08-31T13:42:52+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast wins GovTech Outstanding IT Project Award at LA Digital Government Summit

Pooches in the Pool event promises to be a hit with man’s best friend

Want to give your dog a “cool” surprise, and provide your pooch with an experience they are sure to love and enjoy? Then bring your precious pooch and have them take a splash at any of six Los Angeles County pools during the happy “Pooches in the Pool” event taking place from 5-7 p.m. on [...]

By | 2018-08-31T14:09:55+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Pooches in the Pool event promises to be a hit with man’s best friend

Congress of Neighborhoods 2018: Land Use + Outreach Workshop Highlights

For Neighborhood Council members, the annual Congress of Neighborhoods - taking place Saturday September 22nd at City Hall - is one of the best opportunities to learn skills that will take your community leadership and advocacy to the next level. Over 30 workshops plus breakfast and lunch are free with registration! RSVP now at http://NCCongressLA.com [...]

By | 2018-08-31T12:15:36+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, City Planning, Congress of Neighborhoods, Education, Events, Housing, How-To, Land Use & City Planning, Outreach|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2018: Land Use + Outreach Workshop Highlights

Spanish CERT 1 Class Receives CERT Equipment

The collaborative effort multi Neighborhood Council 7 week Spanish CERT 1 class has completed Fully attended, it has been held at United Methodist Church 15435 Rayen Street, North Hills, on 7 Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Participating Neighborhood Councils were: Panorama City NC Mission Hills NC North Hills East NC North Hills West NC At [...]

By | 2018-08-31T12:37:41+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, CERT, Emergency Preparedness, Recap|Comments Off on Spanish CERT 1 Class Receives CERT Equipment

Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, & MacArthur Park NCs celebrate 15 years

The Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, and MacArthur Park Neighborhood Councils were recently recognized by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners and EmpowerLA for their 15-year anniversaries. Congratulations to all these NCs for their great work serving their communities! Check out the fun photos below by EmpowerLA's Lilian Kim.     Wilshire Center-Koreatown NC receives a 15th [...]

By | 2018-08-31T11:17:37+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, Commission, NC Success Story|Comments Off on Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, & MacArthur Park NCs celebrate 15 years