Congress recap: How Neighborhood Councils can use the system to create maximum impact

Thank you to all who joined us at the 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods last Saturday! Many of the 30 workshops held this year were designed to help Neighborhood Councils and their members increase their capacity to make a difference in LA and in their communities. EmpowerLA General Manager Grayce Liu expanded on this idea in [...]

By | 2018-10-12T11:42:20+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress recap: How Neighborhood Councils can use the system to create maximum impact

We hope to see you at Congress of Neighborhoods Tomorrow!

The 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall is right around the corner! Over 800 Neighborhood Council leaders from across the City are expected to attend the annual event this Saturday, September 22nd. Everything is *free* if you RSVP, including admission to over 30 workshops, exhibit tables, catered meals; and parking! Classroom space is limited, [...]

By | 2018-09-21T12:35:40+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods, Land Use & City Planning|Comments Off on We hope to see you at Congress of Neighborhoods Tomorrow!

Congress of Neighborhoods 2018 Keynote Speaker is Supervisor Janice Hahn

The Honorable Janice Hahn - who represents the 4th District on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors - will be the keynote speaker at this year's Congress of Neighborhoods, happening next Saturday, September 22nd, at LA City Hall. As a former member of the US House of Representatives and former LA City Councilmember, Supervisor Hahn [...]

By | 2018-09-14T16:15:44+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2018 Keynote Speaker is Supervisor Janice Hahn

Congress of Neighborhoods needs YOU! Sign up to volunteer or to attend now

The annual Congress of Neighborhoods is the NC system's largest event of the year. Nearly 900 NC leaders from across LA attended last year, and this year's event - happening Saturday September 22nd at City Hall - is expected to be even larger! That's why it's important to register to attend now, if you haven't [...]

By | 2018-09-06T16:28:56+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods needs YOU! Sign up to volunteer or to attend now

Congress of Neighborhoods 2018: Land Use + Outreach Workshop Highlights

For Neighborhood Council members, the annual Congress of Neighborhoods - taking place Saturday September 22nd at City Hall - is one of the best opportunities to learn skills that will take your community leadership and advocacy to the next level. Over 30 workshops plus breakfast and lunch are free with registration! RSVP now at http://NCCongressLA.com [...]

By | 2018-08-31T12:15:36+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Blog, City Planning, Congress of Neighborhoods, Education, Events, Housing, How-To, Land Use & City Planning, Outreach|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2018: Land Use + Outreach Workshop Highlights

Enroll now for 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods workshops

Day of education & networking for NC leaders features 30 workshops + exhibits Registration is open for the 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall. Over 800 Neighborhood Council leaders from across the City are expected to attend the annual event, which happens Saturday, September 22nd. Everything is *free* if you RSVP, including admission to over [...]

By | 2018-08-24T16:37:49+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Education, Land Use & City Planning, Outreach|Comments Off on Enroll now for 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods workshops

Free Data Training for Creatives September 6th in Echo Park

We're offering a special arts and culture edition of our popular Data Training workshops September 6th in Echo Park! Whether you're a creative professional or someone who wants to improve arts and cultural services in your community, sign up now at http://tiny.cc/DataTraining to learn how to use data tools like the Department of Cultural Affairs' [...]

By | 2018-08-17T14:19:45+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Education, Open Data, Open Data Literacy Program|Comments Off on Free Data Training for Creatives September 6th in Echo Park

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

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

Recap of LA’s 2016 Congress of Neighborhood Council

By Connie Acosta, Board member of the Echo Park Neighborhood Council Saturday, September 24 - This year’s Congress of Neighborhoods for the Neighborhood Councils (NCs) was up in attendance by the hundreds and consistent in quality as previous years. The program was well planned out and consisted of workshops from gaining knowledge of City departments’ [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:04+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Recap of LA’s 2016 Congress of Neighborhood Council