Councilmember Nury Martinez invites you to join her at the Women’s March on January 20th!

Friends, I invite you to join me on Saturday, January 20th for the second-annual Women’s March in downtown Los Angeles. I can’t wait to join you in standing up for women’s rights, and in sending a message to the President that the women of Los Angeles won’t back down. This year’s march is also a call [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, City Hall, Los Angeles|0 Comments

Upcoming City Clerk Neighborhood Council Funding Program Trainings

Dear Neighborhood Council Board Members: We hope this email finds you all well. This is a friendly reminder of upcoming in-person Funding Program training sessions for the month of January, 2018. 1. Tuesday, January 23, 6pm to 8:30pm Downtown City Hall East, 3rd Floor, Controller's Conference Room, Room 351 2. Wednesday, January 31, 5:30pm to 8:00pm Mid-Valley Branch Library, Community Room, 16244 [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|0 Comments

Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Updates

As 2018 settles in, it is bringing important and exciting opportunities to the NCSA and its members and supporters. YOU are needed to shape the NCSA’s direction in 2018 and beyond Can you believe that next month marks three years since the NCSA held its first public forum, and embarked on vital and innovative community [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Blog, Los Angeles, Neighborhood Councils, Sustainability|0 Comments

Build Your Business -Training Series at LA Law Library

Tuesdays this Fall at LA Law Library, learn all the things you “didn’t know you needed to know” about building your business. Experts in law, finance and marketing, among other subjects, will present this 14-part series giving entrepreneurs and business owners the practical and comprehensive training needed to set up a business for long-term growth and [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Neighborhood Data for Social Change

We are pleased to announce the 2018 schedule of community training workshops for the Neighborhood Data for Social Change platform. Participants will learn to access data for specific neighborhoods and cities within Los Angeles County, learn more about the data and understand why specific data sets are important, and conceptualize data stories to better tell the stories [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

Center will provide wrap-around services and resources for families and victims of violence at LAC+USC Medical Center. LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis joined Councilmember José Huizar, the Los Angeles Police Department, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Violence Intervention Program, and LAC+USC staff today to celebrate the [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Councilmember David Ryu

Our guest for this episode is David Ryu, the City Councilman for the 4th District of Los Angeles and Chair of the Health, Education, and Neighborhood Councils Committee. In our interview, Councilman Ryu speaks candidly about some of the challenges of working in and with government. Overall, he is bullish about the future of neighborhood councils, [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Councilmember David Ryu

Recycling Your Christmas Tree

Recycling Your Christmas Tree... Make it a green holiday this year and recycle your tree! In addition to wrapping paper, boxes and gift packaging, the City of Los Angeles offers residents the opportunity to recycle their Christmas trees. Dead, dry trees can be a fire hazard, and when they go to landfills they release greenhouse [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Recycling Your Christmas Tree

Mayor’s Message

“Ending the housing affordability crisis is essential to securing Los Angeles as a place where every Angeleno — no matter their income — has an opportunity to build a life in our community. Everyone in L.A. deserves a place to come home to, and the Affordable Housing Linkage Fee is a critical investment in making [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

SEO Basics Part 5 – Photo Naming + ADA Compliance

Good photo titles can greatly improve your Neighborhood Council’s online presence and at the same time, make your outreach more ADA accessible. Learn how to create effective, attention-getting image titles, and where to apply them. This is Part 5 in a series on how SEO (search engine optimization) can increase your Council’s online presence and [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, SEO Basics, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on SEO Basics Part 5 – Photo Naming + ADA Compliance