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Candidate Workshops 2019

EmpowerLA and City Clerk are partnering on an ongoing, Citywide series of Neighborhood Council candidate workshops where you can learn how to register as a candidate and create a successful campaign. Free with RSVP and open to current NC board members and those new to Neighborhood Councils alike! Please join us, and share this invite [...]

By |2019-02-01T14:38:46+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Candidate Workshops 2019

Candidate Registration Guide for the 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections

View and download our printable, one-page illustrated guide to using the Candidate Registration Portal for the 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections: http://tiny.cc/NCCandidateRegGuide

By |2019-02-01T14:35:34+00:00February 1st, 2019|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections|Comments Off on Candidate Registration Guide for the 2019 Neighborhood Council Elections

Share Your Neighborhood Council Story

What hot-topic issues has your Neighborhood Council had an impact on in your community? Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in story pitches to local news outlets interested in covering the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections. Fill out this form to submit your story for consideration: http://bit.ly/NCStoriesSubmission

Lobbying Dos and Don’ts for Neighborhood Councils

INTRODUCTION: Neighborhood Councils are an important source of political information and news for their communities, so it is natural to want to encourage stakeholder engagement with state and federal elections. However, as public officials, Neighborhood Councils and their board members must follow certain legal guidelines when taking positions or posting information about political issues, ballot [...]

By |2019-01-25T13:53:30+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, How-To|Comments Off on Lobbying Dos and Don’ts for Neighborhood Councils

Proposed Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan Environmental Review Process

The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering (BOE) is beginning the environmental review process for the proposed Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan. The City has determined that an environmental impact report (EIR) is required. A Notice of Preparation (NOP) and Initial Study (IS), which describe the Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan Project and the [...]

By |2019-01-25T12:55:55+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, LA Zoo, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Proposed Los Angeles Zoo Vision Plan Environmental Review Process

Be a Paid Pollworker at an Upcoming Neighborhood Council Election

Interested in being a poll worker for the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections? You are invited to apply if you meet the following requirements: - Are at least 18 years of age by Election Day - Speak, read, and write English (Bilingual skills a plus) - Attend a mandatory training session - Provide your own transportation [...]

By |2019-01-25T12:44:27+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on Be a Paid Pollworker at an Upcoming Neighborhood Council Election

LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is actively recruiting to fill several vacancies within the agency.  Interested and qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter of interest, current resume and at least three (3) professional references at www.lahsa.org/jobs. Click the name of each job below, to open a printable PDF job description. All positions listed [...]

By |2019-01-25T14:04:44+00:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, Employment, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Jobs|Comments Off on LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

EmpowerLA Podcast Interviews Ken Draper of CityWatch

Share your feedback with us: We are starting the New Year off right by asking for feedback from listeners of the EmpowerLA Podcast to find out who you want to see interviewed or what topics you want to be covered in future episodes of the podcast. Fill out this form to submit your ideas! You can also use our new email [...]

By |2019-01-31T16:26:37+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog, DWP Reform, NC Plan, Neighborhood Councils, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast Interviews Ken Draper of CityWatch

City Councilmember Nury Martinez is First Latina to Serve as President Pro Tempore

Sixth District City Councilmember Nury Martinez has become the first Latina in Los Angeles City Council history to hold the title of Council President Pro Tempore. Councilmember Martinez joins Council President Herb Wesson (CD10) and newly-named Assistant President Pro Tem Joe Buscaino (CD15) to serve as the new leadership team for the City Council. Councilmember [...]

By |2019-01-18T14:34:28+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on City Councilmember Nury Martinez is First Latina to Serve as President Pro Tempore

Rally in the Valley Neighborhood Council Elections Event February 9th

The Neighborhood Councils of the San Fernando Valley are joining forces to throw the 2019 Rally in the Valley on Saturday, February 9th in North Hills! Neighborhood Council elections are happening now - come attend a free workshop on how to run for office, and talk to Valley-area Neighborhood Council members about what their current [...]

By |2019-02-08T20:26:58+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall, Elections, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Rally in the Valley Neighborhood Council Elections Event February 9th
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