GM’s Message 08.25.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We started this week on a high note on Monday when our Field team assisted Mayor Eric Garcetti and his Office of Immigrant Affairs to support the launch of “Tu Voto Es Cosa Seria” at El Pueblo.We’re looking forward to partnering on this civic engagement campaign to increase [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES STRONG PROGRESS ON HOUSING GOALS LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles is well on track toward meeting Mayor Eric Garcetti’s goal of building 100,000 new units of housing by 2021, according to a new report. Since Mayor Garcetti took office, the City has permitted more than 40,000 new units — an average of [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement

Join us ahead of the historic 2016 presidential election for a one-day conference "Election 2.016," where we will explore how technology is changing the way voters engage in the election process. Bringing together tech innovators, academics, political strategists, democracy advocates and students, panels will explore: How technology is changing the way voters access information, and [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|0 Comments

Clean Streets LA Challenge

Hello NC Public Works Liaisons and Neighborhood Clean-Up Leaders! The Board of Public Works is asking for Neighborhood Councils’ help in cleaning up our neighborhoods by announcing the below Clean Streets LA Challenge! Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City Council, the Innovation & Performance Commission, the Board of Public Works, and the Department of Public Works [...]

Aug. 22 Tu Voto Es Cosa Seria Press Conference

MAYOR GARCETTI LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH AIGA, EDWARD JAMES OLMOS FOR SPANISH-LANGUAGE ‘GET OUT THE VOTE’ CAMPAIGN LOS ANGELES— Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the L.A. launch of “Este Año tu Voto es Cosa Seria (This Year, Your Vote is a Serious Matter),” a non-partisan, Spanish-language voter awareness campaign. The announcement was made in partnership with AIGA, [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments


Registration is now open for the 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 24th at LA City Hall! Sign up now at Workshop Recommendations For New Boardmembers Since the Congress offers over 40 fabulous workshops each year, it can be difficult choosing which workshops you want to take - especially if you are a [...]

Theatre Crash Course Workshop Series for High School Students

Our popular FREE workshop series is back! On three Monday evenings in September, come together with other teens and professional artists to dive into “Zoot Suit” by Luis Valdez. Actors and directors will investigate scenes from the play, and costume, lighting, and scenic designers will get hands-on to develop design concepts. On the last day, [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|0 Comments

GM’s Message 08.19.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  Many thanks to Congress of Neighborhoods Committee Chair, Cindy Cleghorn, for her guest message last week while I was out.  The Congress of Neighborhoods is an amazing gathering of Neighborhood Councils citywide on Saturday, September 24th.  You'll have the opportunity to attend workshops, meet City officials and network [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has replaced more than 32 miles of deteriorating water main across the city over the last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced. The figure tops LADWP’s goal for the 2015-16 fiscal year by more than 20,000 feet, marking the first step in an aggressive effort to replace [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|0 Comments

NationBuilder Service Suspension – Deadline Extended

We were able to negotiate a deadline extension from NationBuilder so that Neighborhood Councils have more time to make a decision. Neighborhood Councils now have until August 31st, 2016 to make a decision on whether to continue using NationBuilder or to opt-out. To help with outreach for the 2016 elections, EmpowerLA was covering the cost of [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments