GM’s Message 9.4.15

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had a great Neighborhood Council Elections Town Hall last Saturday. Many thanks to the Neighborhood Council leaders who attended to make sure that our 2016 elections are awesome! We’ve worked with our partners at the City Clerk’s Office to incorporate as many suggestions as possible. In the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:47+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Events|Comments Off on GM’s Message 9.4.15

Register for the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods!

Join us at the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods! There are over 40 different workshops planned for the 2015 NCCongress.  All of them have been designed by neighborhood council leaders to be practical, how-to types of sessions. In each you will receive a broad overview of the subject, a hand-out and resources you can use right away. Learn [...]

By | 2015-08-21T15:40:11+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Events|Comments Off on Register for the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods!

Join the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee

The first 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee meeting will be held on Saturday, January 31. Neighborhood Council leaders from throughout the city are partnering with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (Empower LA) to bring the 2-15 LA Congress of Neighborhoods to City Hall on Saturday, September 26. The Congress of Neighborhoods is designed by [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:04+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Join the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee

The Transformational Leadership of Neighborhood Councils

At the Congress of Neighborhoods on Saturday, I was asked to do an “inspirational” close. No pressure, of course, and please be sure to make it only 4-5 minutes long. Naturally, I freaked out wondering what I could say to folks who are constantly an inspiration to me. Luckily, I had completed a General Manager [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:18+00:00 September 26th, 2014|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on The Transformational Leadership of Neighborhood Councils

Congress of Neighborhoods is a Wrap!

A big thank you to everyone who participated in Saturday’s incredibly successful Congress of Neighborhoods! From Mayor Garcetti’s inspirational opening speech and his announcement of the Mayor’s Volunteer Corps to the many packed workshops, City Hall was abuzz with activity and passion for the diverse communities that make up our great city. More than 600 [...]

By | 2014-09-25T11:48:54+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods is a Wrap!

Don’t Forget: Congress of Neighborhoods This Saturday

Have you registered for this Saturday’s 2014 Congress of Neighborhoods? The 2014 LA Congress of Neighborhoods is coming to City Hall on Saturday, September 20, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event is free, and it includes breakfast and lunch, workshops, networking, and more. Register Now The Congress of Neighborhoods is designed by council [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:19+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Events|Comments Off on Don’t Forget: Congress of Neighborhoods This Saturday

Fund the Congress and Budget Advocates!

As the 2013-2014 Funding Cycle comes to a close, Neighborhood Councils will have to act decisively to ensure that their unspent funds are not swept if it is their intention to invest those funds in the future of the Congress of Neighborhoods and/or outreach for the Budget Advocates. Neighborhood Council Boards must pass a Board [...]

By | 2014-04-11T16:26:43+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Blog, Budget, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Fund the Congress and Budget Advocates!

GM’s Message 3.14.14

  I hope this newsletter finds you well. I was so impressed with Region 1 elections this past Saturday. Some Neighborhood Councils - Arleta, Sylmar, and Sunland-Tujunga - were turning out historical highs, thanks to some great outreach. Our super elections team, led by the fearless Stephen Box, were out in force to make sure [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:42+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, GM Message|Comments Off on GM’s Message 3.14.14

Influence the future of Los Angeles! Join the 2014 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee!

Neighborhood Council leaders from throughout the city are partnering with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment to bring the 2014 LA Congress of Neighborhoods to City Hall on Saturday, September 20th. SAVE THE DATE! In the meantime, you can take part in the 2014 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee to prepare for the 2014 Congress of [...]

By | 2014-03-14T20:48:31+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Influence the future of Los Angeles! Join the 2014 Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee!

Mayor Garcetti Keynotes Congress of Neighborhoods

Mayor Eric Garcetti was the keynote speaker at Saturday’s Congress of Neighborhoods, addressing a record crowd of 700+ Neighborhood Council leaders and challenging them to embrace technology. With a projected Twitter feed scrolling behind him, Mayor Garcetti (#LAMayor) urged the audience to get their Tweet on, offering ideas on how to increase civic engagement (#EmpowerLA) [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:58+00:00 October 4th, 2013|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Mayor Garcetti Keynotes Congress of Neighborhoods