IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

EmpowerLA has launched IgniteLA, a program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. The first session, with over 50 young women, took place this past Monday night with 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. IgniteLA is a non-partisan [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:41:54+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

Corinne Ho, native of Madagascar, former President of the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, received Commendatory Congratulations by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield at the Los Angeles City Council meeting in Van Nuys City Hall on February 2nd. Corinne was honored for her civic engagement efforts and for having served the City of Los Angeles and the Valley through [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:15:06+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

LA Zoo Invites Neighborhood Councils To Learn About Their Elephant Care Program

LA Zoo Director John Lewis is extending a personal invite to Neighborhood Council members to set up a board presentation or visit the Zoo to learn more about how their care for their elephants. His letter appears below; please write to him at john.lewis@lacity.org or phone his office at (323) 644-4261 to make arrangements. ******************************** Neighborhood Council Members, [...]

By | 2018-02-09T12:58:20+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on LA Zoo Invites Neighborhood Councils To Learn About Their Elephant Care Program

Give Feedback On How City Money Is Spent: Take the Budget Advocates Survey

The City budget says a lot about what and who we value.  One of the most important roles Neighborhood Councils play in Los Angeles is advising the Mayor and City Council on the annual budget, through the work of a Citywide alliance called the Budget Advocates. Controller Ron Galperin recently said, “My best ideas come [...]

By | 2018-02-09T12:17:32+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Budget|Comments Off on Give Feedback On How City Money Is Spent: Take the Budget Advocates Survey

Attend One of HCIDLA’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshops

LA's Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) is holding workshops on the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO), which regulates rents on about 600,000 Los Angeles rental units, and which applies to 85 percent of the City's rental housing. Tenants, landlords, Neighborhood Council land use committees, and any Angeleno interested in learning more about the RSO is [...]

By | 2018-02-14T11:40:49+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Attend One of HCIDLA’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance Workshops

Donate Your Used Bedding To Shelter Animals Now Through Feb 23rd

Help shelter pets stay warm and comfortable by donating your used bedding + linens to LA Sanitation's Used Linen Drive! Their City Facilities Recycling Program is collecting used blankets, bed sheets, towels, and bed spreads now through Fri Feb 23rd. Items that are torn or stained are okay, but they must be clean. Items may [...]

By | 2018-02-09T11:23:23+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Blog, Public Works|Comments Off on Donate Your Used Bedding To Shelter Animals Now Through Feb 23rd

NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

NoHo Neighborhood Council recently funded a Humane Education series for over 200 North Hollywood students presented by Operation Blankets of Love. Check out the adorable video of ambassador dog Cricket visiting a local school! Video via Facebook user OBOL EileenandBrad, of Operation Blankets of Love Operation Blankets of Love is a Los Angeles nonprofit [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:37:23+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, uncategorised|Comments Off on NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

Central Library Presents Tribute to Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

A leader of the Civil Rights movement, Congresswoman Barbara Jordan was the first Southern African-American woman elected to the US House of Representatives. Join the Los Angeles Public Library for a tribute to Congresswoman Jordan, featuring special guest Jan Perry - General Manager of the LA Economic & Workforce Development Department. Tribute to Congresswoman Barbara [...]

By | 2018-02-07T10:47:47+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Central Library Presents Tribute to Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

City Clerk Releases the Neighborhood Council Funding Program & Guidelines Manual

The City Clerk Neighborhood Council Funding Program is pleased to announce that we have released our new policies and guidelines, effective February 1, 2018. Since the NC Funding Program was transferred to the Office of the City Clerk in July 2016, staff have utilized our day to day experience and working knowledge of Neighborhood Councils [...]

By | 2018-02-02T12:46:15+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, Neighborhood Council Funding|Comments Off on City Clerk Releases the Neighborhood Council Funding Program & Guidelines Manual

EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date

Nominations are open for the 2018 EmpowerLA Awards! Each year, seven Neighborhood Councils are honored by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for projects that do an especially outstanding job of increasing civic engagement and making government more responsive to local needs. The 2018 theme is "Innovative Civic Engagement." Submit an EmpowerLA Award nomination To be considered [...]

By | 2018-02-02T13:46:09+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date