Project Care helps Neighborhood Council members + other City officials help the elderly for the holidays

Since 2006, the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Aging (LADOA) in partnership with City employees, the Los Angeles Foundation on Aging, and the Los Angeles Police Department Detective Bureau collaborate to provide low-income older adults a holiday gift bag during the winter holidays.  All other adults enrolled in various senior center programs are eligible [...]

By | 2018-11-14T17:12:17+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Aging, Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Project CARE|Comments Off on Project Care helps Neighborhood Council members + other City officials help the elderly for the holidays

Councilmember Blumenfield and EmpowerLA Help Launch SoCal Edition of Agents of Discovery Educational Tech App

EmpowerLA partnered with educational tech app Agents of Discovery to launch SoCal Explorer 2.0 - a mobile game that helps kids learn about Los Angeles history and how the City works while they have fun. Users undertake Missions that help them explore and learn about cultural landmarks or local parks, and earn badges as they [...]

By | 2018-11-14T11:35:48+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Councilmember Blumenfield and EmpowerLA Help Launch SoCal Edition of Agents of Discovery Educational Tech App

Notice of CEQA Update Informational Open House and Public Hearing

In 2017, the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) released a draft of changes to the State’s California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines and Appendix G. The State is required to update CEQA periodically. These changes will be incorporated into the 2019 CEQA Guidelines and Appendix G. Accordingly, the City of Los Angeles [...]

By | 2018-11-15T08:44:55+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog, City Planning, Transportation|Comments Off on Notice of CEQA Update Informational Open House and Public Hearing

URGENT – L.A. Animal Services Needs Adopters and Fosters due to Ongoing Fires

If you are able and willing to adopt or foster animals, please go to the closest LA City Animal Services Center to help create life-saving space during the high winds and fires currently affecting Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Camarillo, and the western part of Los Angeles County. This is an EMERGENCY! http://www.laanimalservices.com/shelters/ L.A. Animal Services has [...]

By | 2018-11-09T16:23:11+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog, Emergency|Comments Off on URGENT – L.A. Animal Services Needs Adopters and Fosters due to Ongoing Fires

Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA Graduates!

This past Monday evening in the Bradley Tower we celebrated the accomplishments of the Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA. Our EmpowerLA team gathered to highlight the successes, learning, and bonds developed among the group of 65 Angelenas taking part in our leadership training, designed to empower and inspire young women with the skills to grow [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:41:52+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Fall 2018 Class of IgniteLA Graduates!

Recap of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Special Meeting on October 29th

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners had a special meeting on Monday, October 29 at 6 pm at Hooper Avenue Elementary School in South LA.  During the meeting, the Commission and EmpowerLA celebrated the 15 year Anniversary of the Central Alameda Neighborhood Council.  Congratulations to the Central Alameda Neighborhood Council for 15 years of service and [...]

By | 2018-11-09T15:55:32+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Recap of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Special Meeting on October 29th

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

Adopting a mature orphaned cat or dog is a great way to add love to your life. Many people automatically think of a puppy or kitten when they contemplate adopting a pet. Kittens and puppies are cute and cuddly, but they demand a lot of time, patience and energy. If you are considering adopting a [...]

By | 2018-11-09T13:07:29+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month!

LA County to Replace Traditional Polls With Vote Centers – Share Your Feedback

In 2020, Los Angeles County will transition from traditional polling places to vote centers, which will increase the availability and accessibility of voting opportunities for LA-area voters. Unlike traditional polls, voters will be able to register same-day at vote centers, and they will be able to cast their ballot at any location in LA County [...]

By | 2018-11-09T16:03:12+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on LA County to Replace Traditional Polls With Vote Centers – Share Your Feedback

2019 Neighborhood Council Election Handbook Draft Released for Feedback

The draft 2019 Neighborhood Council Election Handbook is now available for your review and the City Clerk would like your feedback. Please send any comments, questions, or suggested revisions to clerk.electionsnc@lacity.org by Monday, November 19th. Please note that action by the Neighborhood Council board is not necessary. Once the City Clerk reviews this feedback and makes final revisions, the Handbook [...]

By | 2018-11-14T17:12:10+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on 2019 Neighborhood Council Election Handbook Draft Released for Feedback

Agents of Discovery’s “SoCal Explorer” EdTech App Gets LA-Area Kids Active and Engaged with Nature, Culture and History

With the support of Edison International, 11 partners including the City of LA, LA County, the U.S. Forest Service, Cal State Parks, Western National Parks Association, Santa Rosa Plateau, the City of Carson, Riverside County Parks, Bureau of Land Management, California State Parks, City of Long Beach, and Rancho Palos Verdes have joined forces in [...]

By | 2018-11-14T22:34:02+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Agents of Discovery’s “SoCal Explorer” EdTech App Gets LA-Area Kids Active and Engaged with Nature, Culture and History