Every day, more than 1,000 persons fall victim to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Unfortunately more than 90% of victims do not survive the trip to the hospital. A major reason is the critical lack of people trained to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) – one of the simplest yet most important life skills that a person can […]
The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council is pleased to announce that the date for “PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT IV” is set for Saturday May 14th. Last Year, the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council was honored at the L.A. City Council for producing this event, which is designed to assist youth in the Harbor area with skills […]
In connection with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), the Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council is hosting a citizenship workshop that will include fee waiver assistance this Saturday, September 26, from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
The workshop will take place at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church located at 7800 Vineland Avenue (at Stagg, northeast corner) […]
Today, 35% of Angelenos are without household internet service. A new program hopes to alleviate that number over the next 12 months by providing participants with low-cost internet offers available only through this program and free access to the tools and resources they need to succeed.
The City of Los Angeles, in partnership with local non-profits, businesses, […]
Have you been holding off on putting together your emergency preparedness kit because you’re concerned about the cost? The Emergency Management Department (EMD) reminds you that disaster supply kits do not have to be expensive to be effective. In collaboration with Councilmen Tom LaBonge and Mitchell Englander, the EMD Earthquake Training Bulletin for the month […]
After several “traditional” neighborhood clean-ups, the Mid-Town North Hollywood Neighborhood Council’s Beautification Committee realized what a significant problem cigarette butts are in our communities. To bring citywide attention to this issue, the Committee created a campaign called #NoButtsLA.
#NoButtsLA is a cheeky campaign aimed at bringing attention to the incredible amount of littered cigarette butts in […]
Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that Los Angeles has received 7 federal grants worth $36 million resulting from the city’s successful bid to win Promise Zone designation for Los Angeles.
The funding will provide 10,000 LAUSD students with academic assistance, after school and summer support services, teen pregnancy prevention programming and more access to healthier food […]
Envision a city where everyone has free or low-cost access to a fast, reliable internet connection. What would you use it for?
For many students, more accessible internet means the ability to do more thorough research, access school resources from home, work on projects more efficiently, and take full advantage of the technological resources offered by […]
Did you know the Los Angeles Public Library holds citizenship classes and naturalization assistance workshops? If you require assistance in learning about what is required to apply for U.S. citizenship, practicing your knowledge of English or American history for the citizenship test, or putting together the necessary documents, you can attend one of the many […]
A summer job has always been a rite of passage, but a recent survey found that two-thirds of America’s businesses did not hire any youth for the summer of 2012.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City Council plan to change that with HIRE LA’s Youth, a program that links local businesses to young employees for summer […]