Read & Weigh In On City Budget Recommendations From Budget & Finance Committee

The City Council's Budget & Finance Committee finished their work reviewing the Mayor's budget proposal for the coming year, and issued a final report, based on recommendations of the Chief Legislative Analyst, for consideration by the full City Council. Read that report here. Thank you to the Neighborhood Councils who submitted letters regarding the 2018-19 City [...]

By | 2018-05-18T17:17:10+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Read & Weigh In On City Budget Recommendations From Budget & Finance Committee

City Hall Rally to end Homelessness

City Council President Herb Wesson turned Angelenos and electeds out on the south lawn of City Hall this morning to join his SAVE A LIFE End Homelessness rally.  Council President Wesson was the first to propose a location for a temporary homeless housing facility under Mayor Eric Garcetti's  A Bridge Home program to build temporary [...]

By | 2018-05-18T16:17:41+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Homelessness|Comments Off on City Hall Rally to end Homelessness

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

2018 State of the City Address: Highlights & Potential Partnerships for Neighborhood Councils

Thank you to EmpowerLA's Octaviano Rios for letting us share this thoughtful overview of Mayor Garcetti's 2018 State of the City address, which Octaviano originally wrote for the Harbor area Neighborhood Councils that he supports. He highlights the Mayor's callouts to Neighborhood Councils, and issues that Councils might wish to partner with the Mayor on [...]

By | 2018-04-20T14:43:12+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Blog, Budget, City Hall|Comments Off on 2018 State of the City Address: Highlights & Potential Partnerships for Neighborhood Councils

Read & Submit a CIS on the 2018-19 LA City Budget Proposal

Mayor Eric Garcetti released his proposed City budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year on April 19th. The proposal - which is not finalized or adopted until it first passes through a review process that includes the City Council and Chief Administrative Officer - includes plans for Vision Zero, homelessness, sustainability, and preparations for the 2028 [...]

By | 2018-04-20T14:25:12+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Blog, Budget, City Hall|Comments Off on Read & Submit a CIS on the 2018-19 LA City Budget Proposal

Neighborhood Council Homelessness Liaisons Get Preview of Mayor Garcetti’s Homelessness Plan

On April 11th, Mayor Garcetti met with the 44 Neighborhood Council Homelessness Liaisons at City Hall, to give them a preview of his plan to end homelessness in Los Angeles. The plan is part of the Mayor’s 2018-19 Budget Proposal, which you can read in its entirety at https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=18-0600. Many thanks to our Homelessness Liaisons [...]

By | 2018-04-20T12:00:00+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Blog, Budget, City Hall, Homelessness|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Homelessness Liaisons Get Preview of Mayor Garcetti’s Homelessness Plan

IgniteLA Class of 2018 – The Future is Female

As our inaugural IgniteLA class gets closer to its final week, our EmpowerLA team gathered to highlight the successes, learning, and bonds developed among the group of 50 Angelenas taking part in our leadership training, designed to empower and inspire young women with the skills to grow into powerful civic leaders.   Coming from West [...]

By | 2018-04-06T17:53:47+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, IgniteLA for Young Women|Comments Off on IgniteLA Class of 2018 – The Future is Female

Job Match: Try the New Online Search Tool for City Jobs

Search for City of Los Angeles jobs that suit your interests, education, and experience with the Personnel Department's new LA City Job Match app! Job Match will show you all entry-level City positions that are a match for your skills and interests. You'll be able to start your application right away if a position is open; [...]

By | 2018-04-06T11:50:35+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, City Departments, City Hall|Comments Off on Job Match: Try the New Online Search Tool for City Jobs

City Attorney’s Office & EmpowerLA host Live, In-Person Ethics Training in Eagle Rock on March 22

On Thursday, March 22, the Office of the City Attorney and EmpowerLA, hosted a Live, In-Person Ethics Training at Eagle Rock City Hall.  Thank you to all who attended! Neighborhood Council Board members are bound by California law to take the Ethics training every two years.  If you haven’t taken the training, or need to [...]

By | 2018-03-23T14:20:23+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Training|Comments Off on City Attorney’s Office & EmpowerLA host Live, In-Person Ethics Training in Eagle Rock on March 22