Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Sign up TODAY!

It's that time of year again! Civic Youth Leadership Academy is a program designed to educate, engage, and empower young people to take active roles in your communities and speak up on issues that matter to you.    Designed for youth and young adults aged 14-24, the program runs for 6 sessions at Downtown LA's City Hall on [...]

By | 2018-05-25T12:49:38+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Sign up TODAY!

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

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

Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup

Every little bit helps! Recently, the Harbor City Neighborhood Council, in partnership with the Narbonne High School Key Club, warmed up for their engagement with City of Los Angeles’ Clean Streets Challenge by cleaning up a neighborhood alley long overdue of some TLC. Board members, students, and parents showed up bright and early and worked [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:33:52+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog, Civic Youth, Clean Streets, How-To, Public Works, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup

GM’s Message 07.01.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had such an awesome launch of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Civic Youth program on Saturday in the Tom Bradley Tower at City Hall! Mayor Garcetti’s Chief of Staff, Ana Guerrero, spoke to the 40 youth who attended to learn about Neighborhood Councils and how to be advocates for [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:10+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Civic Youth|Comments Off on GM’s Message 07.01.16

GM’s Message 06.24.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. Congratulations to the Neighborhood Councils on their elections and selections for 2016! We wrapped this election cycle last Saturday in South Los Angeles. It takes an incredible amount of work to conduct the elections. HUGE thanks to our awesome Elections Team, led by our Director of Outreach and [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:12+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Civic Youth, Clean Streets, Public Works|Comments Off on GM’s Message 06.24.16

GM Message 05.27.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We are coming down the homestretch of our election cycle after Region 8 elections on Saturday. It’s been an exciting ride, and I expect it to continue that way until the end on June 18th. Our Neighborhood Council selections are also having strong showings with over 600 people [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:14+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Civic Youth, GM Message, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on GM Message 05.27.16

Civic Youth Leadership Academy

Neighborhood Council leaders have just one week left to identify civic-minded youth and to nominate them for the Civic Youth Leadership Academy, a free six-session program with a mission to empower the next generation of civic leaders. Space is limited--don't miss out on a great opportunity to partner with active youth and to create lasting change within [...]

By | 2016-05-26T17:26:21+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Civic Youth, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy