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Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered his 2019 State of the City address on Wednesday, April 17th at Lincoln High School in East Los Angeles. As the site where the Chicano Blowouts of 1968 began - a youth civil rights movement where 22,000 students walked out of LAUSD high schools to protest unequal conditions there - Lincoln High was [...]

By |2019-04-19T14:04:05-07:00April 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall, LAPD, LAUSD, Mayor / Mayor's Office, Public Safety, uncategorised|Comments Off on Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

Safe Moves Offers Free Traffic/Bike/Pedestrian Safety Presentations In Your Community

Public safety nonprofit Safe Moves: Safe Routes to School can help your Neighborhood Council bring traffic safety education events to schoolkids or adults your community, at no cost to you! Traffic related collisions are a leading cause of death, particularly among young children. You can help protect kids in your area with a Safe Moves [...]

By |2019-04-19T14:03:25-07:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, Public Safety|Comments Off on Safe Moves Offers Free Traffic/Bike/Pedestrian Safety Presentations In Your Community

Election Day Facebook Invites – How to Find & Share Yours

EmpowerLA is creating Election Day Facebook event invites for each NC as your election approaches, to give you a one-stop-shop containing all your Election Day details that's easy to share with your stakeholders. We're also paying to advertise the event invites to Facebook users in your community, to help them learn about your Council and [...]

By |2019-04-19T13:55:07-07:00April 17th, 2019|Blog, Elections, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Election Day Facebook Invites – How to Find & Share Yours

Election PSA Videos From City Councilmembers Krekorian, Blumenfield & Koretz

Thank you to our wonderful City Council members who made videos promoting Neighborhood Council elections in their Districts! Check out these great new videos below from Councilmembers Paul Krekorian (CD2), Bob Blumenfield (CD3), and Paul Koretz (CD5): Councilmember Paul Krekorian (District 2) Councilmember Bob Blumenfield (District 3) Councilmember Paul Koretz (District 5)      

By |2019-04-12T17:34:04-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, City Council, Election Chairs, Elections, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, uncategorised|Comments Off on Election PSA Videos From City Councilmembers Krekorian, Blumenfield & Koretz

Help L.A. win the City Nature Challenge!

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Academy of Sciences are getting ready for the 2019 City Nature Challenge! Over 130 cities from around the world are gearing up to compete against L.A., to see which city can find the most nature. Last year San Francisco won, so we need all [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:30:20-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on Help L.A. win the City Nature Challenge!

Plastic Straws Are Only Available By Request in LA, Beginning On Earth Day

Plastic pollution is a big problem for our oceans and waterways. Plastics do not break down in the environment, but instead break up into smaller pieces, which are ingested by marine life and poison, starve or suffocate them. To reduce the harmful effects of plastic pollution, the City of Los Angeles has adopted a plastic Straws-on-Request Ordinance to encourage everyone to [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:21:32-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, Sanitation, Sustainability|Comments Off on Plastic Straws Are Only Available By Request in LA, Beginning On Earth Day

Podcast: Interview with Evan White

Summary: Our guest today is Evan White, Communications Officer for the Venice Neighborhood Council. Evan is a public relations professional who is applying his skills with one of the most engaged and active Neighborhood Councils in the City. In our conversation, Evan talks about Venice’s unique place in Los Angeles, his role in helping his [...]

By |2019-04-12T13:25:00-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, Outreach, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Interview with Evan White

Get Free Trees from City Plants + Read Their Urban Forestry Report

It's easy to be green thanks to the work of organizations like City Plants, a non-profit running a public-private partnership between the City of LA and six other non-profit organizations. Together they work with Neighborhood Councils, community groups, residents, and businesses to coordinate tree planting and care throughout LA. Spring is the perfect time to [...]

By |2019-04-12T15:05:01-07:00April 11th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on Get Free Trees from City Plants + Read Their Urban Forestry Report

EmpowerLA Awards: Learn About the Winning Projects

The EmpowerLA Awards, which was held last Thursday, honored specific Neighborhood Councils (by region) for the best projects of 2018. The winners were voted on by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. Here are the winners and a description of their projects: EAST — ARROYO SECO ASNC made valuable inroads with a neighborhood schools, creating an [...]

By |2019-04-05T15:16:50-07:00April 5th, 2019|Blog, EmpowerLA Awards|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards: Learn About the Winning Projects

Here’s How to Find Your Neighborhood Council’s Voter Requirements & Election Day Info

Neighborhood Council elections are happening now, on different dates through mid-June! Visit the City Clerk's Election Day Info page to find your Council's election date & location: https://clerk.lacity.org/electiondayinfo Please note that many Councils require voters provide proof of stakeholder status to the polls. If your Council's polling info at the link above says "Documentation," contact [...]

By |2019-04-19T15:49:16-07:00April 5th, 2019|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on Here’s How to Find Your Neighborhood Council’s Voter Requirements & Election Day Info
Neighborhood Council Elections are taking place NOW. Click here to learn more!