Each week, the EmpowerLA newsletter goes out to over 15,000 subscribers, including board and committee members of all 97 Neighborhood Councils. If your Neighborhood Council has a story for our newsletter, here’s how to share it. Newsletter items should be of interest to other Neighborhood Councils in your area, or across the City. For example, [...]

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City of Los Angeles Assessment of Fair Housing Draft Plan: 45 Day Public Review and Comment Period

The Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) are excited to announce the release of Los Angeles' Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Draft Plan. The City of Los Angeles invites you to review its Assessment of Fair Housing draft document and submit comments by September 29, 2017 during the 45-day public [...]

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Registration is open now for the Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 9th at City Hall! Click here to sign up for your choice of over 40 workshops on leadership and local issues, and your chance to network with top City officials and with other Neighborhood Council leaders. Attendance at the Congress - including classes, [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

GM’s Message 8.11.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. HUGE thanks to all of our Neighborhood Council board members who came out to speak on Tuesday’s City Council’s Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee meeting about Council File 15-1022-S2 regarding Neighborhood Council elections and online voting. Much of the public comment was in favor of moving the Neighborhood [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Blog, GM Message|0 Comments

Mayor’s Message

The City of Los Angeles’ New Roads to Second Chances Transitional Work Program is on pace to meet its goal, already placing 264 formerly incarcerated Angelenos on a path to full-time employment. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Reentry was awarded a three-year, $8.9 million contract with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to help stabilize [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Blog, City Hall|0 Comments

Sidewalk Repair Just Got Easier

Dear Friend: You might remember that, last year, the City Council launched LA's first-ever comprehensive sidewalk repair program. We pledged to invest more than $30 million a year and a total of $1.4 billion over the next 30 years to make all 11,000 miles of city sidewalks safe and accessible for everyone. The program, called [...]

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Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles

Celebrate summer with 50 FREE concerts at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles! Experience award-winning artists and acclaimed, emerging talent in a wide range of genres, including Latin, Americana, Afro-Colombian, Indie, pop, reggae, World, hip-hop, cabaret, jazz and more.  A perfect evening for music under the stars for everyone to enjoy. Free concerts run Thursday-Sunday nights in [...]

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Embrace LA: Diversity Through Art Call For Submissions

Call for Submissions The City of Los Angeles and Council President Herb Wesson, in association with the Korean American Coalition (KAC), the Latino Coalition of Los Angeles and The William Grant Still Arts Center, is hosting a community art exhibit that will feature works from both established local artists and promising youth artists centered on [...]

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NC Congress: Registration Open, Press Release, In Memoriam

Registration is now open for the 2017 Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 9th! Read on to learn how to register, and to download a press release you can use to share NC Congress news with your board and committee members, and media contacts. Over 800 attendees are expected at this year’s Congress, which happens [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, City Hall, Events, Outreach|0 Comments

Outreach Tip: Shorten Long Links For Print & Social Media

Long links eat up valuable space in newsletters, flyers, and social media posts. Here’s how to quickly create custom short URLs that are easy for your audience to remember, and which will allow you to track engagement with your posts. There are several good URL shortening apps, such as Tiny.cc, Goo.gl or Bit.ly, which will [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Blog, Outreach|0 Comments