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

Budget Advocates Meet With Mayor Garcetti

On Friday March 9th, the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates met with Mayor Eric Garcetti at City Hall to present their recommendations for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. They were joined by Deputy Mayor for Budget & Innovation Miguel Sangalang, and Mayor Garcetti’s Budget Director, John Chavez. The Mayor noted that the questions raised and points made [...]

By | 2018-03-16T15:29:09+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Blog, Budget, City Hall|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Meet With Mayor Garcetti

International Educators & Administrators Visit EmpowerLA to Learn About Neighborhood Council System

EmpowerLA hosted professors, public administrators and government officials visiting from Egypt, Iraq, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia examining how Los Angeles promotes transparency and accountability in government. The guests engaged in dialogue and explored the roles citizens have in fostering good governance, ethical standards and accountability in the City, particularly through our Neighborhood Council [...]

By | 2018-03-09T12:19:26+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on International Educators & Administrators Visit EmpowerLA to Learn About Neighborhood Council System

Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

City Councilmember Paul Koretz presented Bel Air - Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council President Robin Greenberg with a Pioneer Woman Award today in City Council Chambers. The Pioneer Women Award winners are selected each year by the Commission on the Status of Women and the Los Angeles City Council. Congratulations to Robin for receiving this well-deserved [...]

By | 2018-03-09T11:28:35+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

Join embRACE LA for 100 Dinners & Dialogue About Race

EmbRACE LA aims to build and strengthen relationships between LA's communities by fostering open, honest, and meaningful conversations around the dinner table. From April 16-20, 100 dinners will be hosted around Los Angeles to engage 1,000 Angelenos in conversations about race with their neighbors. The hope is to unite neighbors to challenge inequities and develop [...]

By | 2018-03-16T12:15:05+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Culture and Community|Comments Off on Join embRACE LA for 100 Dinners & Dialogue About Race