Free Harbor Boat Tours

In celebration of World Trade Week, take a FREE 60-minute narrated boat tour of Los Angeles Harbor, courtesy of the Port of Los Angeles! Tours depart every 30 minutes from two locations: Los Angeles Maritime Museum in San Pedro and Banning's Landing Community Center in Wilmington, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (the last tour [...]

By | 2018-05-11T15:53:20+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Free Harbor Boat Tours

Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Applications Now Open for Summer 2018

Angelenos age 14-24 - please join us this summer for the third year of our Civic Youth Leadership Academy! Civic Youth is a program designed to educate, engage, and empower young people to take an active role in their communities and speak up on issues that matter to them.  These civic leaders will be prepared to [...]

By | 2018-05-16T12:12:54+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Civic Youth, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Applications Now Open for Summer 2018

City Planning 101: April Workshops Recap + Video Tutorials Link

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Planning 101 Workshops last month! Over 500 people came to one of the 7 workshops held around the City, to learn how LA's project planning process works, and to ask questions about projects proposed locally. Many Neighborhood Council members attended, as well as residents, students, and representatives from [...]

By | 2018-05-11T16:46:40+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, How-To|Comments Off on City Planning 101: April Workshops Recap + Video Tutorials Link

EmpowerLA & IgniteLA Team Attend the 2018 United State of Women Summit

By Semee Park, Director of Neighborhood Council Operations, EmpowerLA Last Saturday, EmpowerLA joined thousands of women from all over Greater Los Angeles to attend the United State of Women Summit. EmpowerLA had a blast networking with other women, collaborating with organizations supporting womens' causes, and encouraging women to get involved in LA's Neighborhood Council system.We [...]

By | 2018-05-11T15:05:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women|Comments Off on EmpowerLA & IgniteLA Team Attend the 2018 United State of Women Summit

A Forum on Children with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates (Tues 5/15)

California's next governor will be faced with critical policy decisions that will determine future state investments in our children and families. Building our Future: A Forum on Children with California's Gubernatorial Candidates is an important opportunity to hear from candidates about some of the most important issues related to children's health, youth justice, child poverty, [...]

By | 2018-05-11T12:42:28+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on A Forum on Children with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates (Tues 5/15)

LAPD Foothill Fitness Run Saturday May 19th

Submitted by Elly Alvarez, Office Manager for Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez LAPD Foothill hosts their 2nd annual Foothill Fitness Run on Saturday May 19th. There is a run for kids and one for adults, plus a community resource fair. To sign up and learn more, visit www.Active.com. Have questions? Contact Officer De La Cruz at (818) 485-0631 [...]

By | 2018-05-11T12:32:19+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on LAPD Foothill Fitness Run Saturday May 19th

Tell Us Your Key Neighborhood Council Issues on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Survey

What Neighborhood Council issues are you most concerned about: Training, grievances, subdivisions, funding, or something else? Tell us by taking the Board Of Neighborhood Commissioners survey, located here.  Responses are due by 5 PM on Thursday, May 17th, 2018. The Commission will discuss responses received at their annual retreat, happening in Downtown LA on May [...]

By | 2018-05-11T12:10:48+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Tell Us Your Key Neighborhood Council Issues on the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Survey

Join LA Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge & Win Prizes

Reading can take you everywhere! This summer, join the Summer Reading Challenge at the Los Angeles Public Library! June 4 - August 4.  Sign up online at http://lapl.org/summer, or visit your local library to join. Children, teens and adults collect points for reading, completing activities, attending a library event or exploring Los Angeles. You choose what you [...]

By | 2018-05-11T10:40:18+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Join LA Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge & Win Prizes

Neighborhood Council Leaders Attend National Day of Prayer Breakfast at Getty House

EmpowerLA joined Neighborhood Council leaders and hundreds of faith leaders from dozens of denominations at Getty House for Mayor Garcetti's annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast. This year's theme was Unity. Emily Kantrim of Mid City West Community Council and Safe Parking LA spoke on the Building The Bridge Through Faith panel. There was also [...]

By | 2018-05-04T16:01:47+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Leaders Attend National Day of Prayer Breakfast at Getty House