LA Stormwater Video: Why Is Litter So Scary?

Halloween is just around the corner, so here's a treat you won't want to miss! Check out this video from LA Stormwater - the City's watershed protection program - to learn the scary truth about litter and what YOU can do to prevent pollution this season. Share this video with your Neighborhood Council and stay [...]

By | 2018-10-26T14:57:24+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on LA Stormwater Video: Why Is Litter So Scary?

IgniteLA Wrapping Up

The last two weeks of IgniteLA, our students have been having discussions on intersectionality, the importance of knowing one's audience, and public speaking. We have also provided a candidate toolkit to those interested in running for Board Seats in the 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections. The students also had the opportunity to get an in-depth training [...]

By | 2018-10-26T14:57:07+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Los Angeles, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Wrapping Up

Bureau of Sanitation Roadshow comes to City Council District 14 on Oct 27th

article by John Darnell, EmpowerLA The City of Los Angeles' Bureau of Sanitation is going on tour this year, and on Saturday, October 27, they are bringing their team to the 14th Council District.  The events starts at 8 am.  Neighborhood Council members are especially invited to this event, but it is open to the [...]

By | 2018-10-26T14:12:18+00:00 October 26th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Public Works|Comments Off on Bureau of Sanitation Roadshow comes to City Council District 14 on Oct 27th

STRONG FAMILIES LA

The Trump Administration has launched another cruel assault on children and families. This time, it’s the “public charge” rule — a proposed policy that would threaten to reject anyone applying for Legal Permanent Residence or a visa if their family uses nearly any public benefit. That includes hundreds of thousands of hard-working and tax-paying legal [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:55:32+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on STRONG FAMILIES LA

Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles

Everyone is invited to attend the second Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 6:30 - 8 :30 pm, at Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium, located at 100 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. We ask each Neighborhood Council to to select at least one Resilience Liaison to attend and represent [...]

By | 2018-10-12T14:49:36+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Civic U, Events, Resiliency|Comments Off on Civic U: Resilient Los Angeles

Neighborhood Council refugee welcome program Welcome, Neighbor has launched! Here’s how to join

Neighborhood Council refugee welcome program Welcome, Neighbor has officially launched! The program will work with LA's Neighborhood Council system to help refugee families new to Los Angeles become part of their new communities. There are many different actions you can take as an individual or as a board to participate in this movement. You can [...]

By | 2018-10-12T14:23:53+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Welcome Neighbor|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council refugee welcome program Welcome, Neighbor has launched! Here’s how to join

Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Downtown LA Neighborhood Council board member Wendell Blassingame was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for his selfless efforts to help his less fortunate neighbors. He has devoted countless hours; his own resources; and even put his own signature on the line to help others with a hand up, not a hand out. He [...]

By | 2018-10-23T11:39:21+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

If you're a Neighborhood Council board member, your Council's Canva account is rolling out today! Canva is an online graphic design tool, and your account includes access to templates for popular Neighborhood Council outreach materials to increase awareness of your Council and promote your upcoming elections. Templates include light pole banners, lawn signs, bus shelter and [...]

By | 2018-10-12T12:26:05+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

Celebrating the Memory of Zapata-King NC’s Sharon Blackburn

Sharon R. Blackburn - one of the founders of the Zapata-King Neighborhood Council - passed away September 17, 2018. Sharon was a leading light in her community for over 25 years, and was devoted to raising up the marginalized youth and adults of South Central Los Angeles. Besides serving on the ZKNC board and the [...]

By | 2018-10-11T15:28:17+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Blog, Memorial|Comments Off on Celebrating the Memory of Zapata-King NC’s Sharon Blackburn

Learn about Proposed Changes along the LA River • Get Involved • Free Breakfast & Lunch

The Alliance of River Communities (ARC) comprised of sixteen neighborhood councils in partnership with your Neighborhood Council and Coalition to Preserve LA is hosting a community workshop about the basics of the LA River: public works, social policy and activism. Click here to RSVP: http://tiny.cc/LARIVER Or by texting LARIVER or RIOLA to 555-888 (one registration per phone). LARIVER for English [...]

By | 2018-10-09T16:33:05+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Learn about Proposed Changes along the LA River • Get Involved • Free Breakfast & Lunch