Workshop Submissions due July 1 for Congress of Neighborhoods

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the largest Neighborhood Council event of the year. Nearly 900 Neighborhood Council leaders come to City Hall for this day of education and networking, so save the date for this year's NC Congress, happening Saturday September 22nd.   How to submit workshop ideas for the 2018 NC Congress Please submit [...]

By | 2018-06-22T13:59:24+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Workshop Submissions due July 1 for Congress of Neighborhoods

Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Please take our EmpowerLA survey, and help us provide better support for LA’s Neighborhood Councils: http://tiny.cc/NCSurvey2018 The survey also allows you to give personal feedback on the Neighborhood Council system reforms recently proposed by City Councilmember David Ryu, as any comments received will be taken into consideration in our reports back to City Council on [...]

By | 2018-06-07T15:15:31+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Administration, Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the largest Neighborhood Council event of the year. Nearly 900 Neighborhood Council leaders come to City Hall for this day of education and networking, which features over 40 workshops on leadership skills and tools to help your community. This year's NC Congress takes place Saturday, September 22nd - attend the [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:57:12+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Councilmember David Ryu, Chair of the City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee submitted proposed reforms for the Neighborhood Council system in City Council today based on feedback he received in a survey he sent out to Neighborhood Council board members. The proposals include: Amending City Charter to change the name of the Department [...]

By | 2018-05-25T17:17:18+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Commission, uncategorised|Comments Off on City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Discuss Delivery of City Services in Your Neighborhood at Budget Day June 23rd at City Hall

Do you have feedback and insights to share regarding the delivery of City services in your community? LA's annual Budget Day - happening Saturday June 23rd at City Hall - is your opportunity to share your thoughts on how City services unfold in your area, and advocate for the services your community needs most.   [...]

By | 2018-06-08T10:28:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, Budget, City Hall|Comments Off on Discuss Delivery of City Services in Your Neighborhood at Budget Day June 23rd at City Hall

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