Global Forum 2016 adopts Donostia Declaration

From 16 to 19 November 2016, 200 people from all continents of the world gathered in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, to attend the sixth Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy. This year’s edition of the world biggest conference on participatory democracy addressed the question whether direct democracy is in retreat or on the rise and how [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Blog, Education|0 Comments

Go Metro to L.A. County GIS Day at Grand Park

GIS Day is celebrated internationally every third Wednesday of November as part of National Geography Awareness Week. It provides an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. L.A. County GIS Day will be held at Grand Park on Nov. 16. [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Blog, Education, Events|Comments Off on Go Metro to L.A. County GIS Day at Grand Park

Election Education on Reddit Ask Me Anything on Monday!

With roughly three weeks to go until Election Day, November 8, we're pleased to share a great opportunity for you to ask any and all questions you may have about voter registration deadlines, mail-in ballots, key election info and more! The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office will host a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Blog, Education|Comments Off on Election Education on Reddit Ask Me Anything on Monday!

100 & Counting – Lake Balboa NC Offers Free Community CPR Training

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 [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Blog, Education, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on 100 & Counting – Lake Balboa NC Offers Free Community CPR Training

Northwest San Pedro NC’s “Pathways to Employment” Event Saturday May 14

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 [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Blog, Education, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Northwest San Pedro NC’s “Pathways to Employment” Event Saturday May 14

Pave Your Way to Citizenship: Workshop This Saturday

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) [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Blog, Education, Events|Comments Off on Pave Your Way to Citizenship: Workshop This Saturday

OurCycleLA Connects CD10 Residents with Internet Access, Technology, and Training

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, [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Blog, Education|Comments Off on OurCycleLA Connects CD10 Residents with Internet Access, Technology, and Training

Emergency Preparedness on a Budget

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 [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|Blog, Education|Comments Off on Emergency Preparedness on a Budget

Midtown NoHo’s #NoButtsLA Campaign Draws Awareness to Cigarette Litter

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 [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Blog, Education, Events, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Midtown NoHo’s #NoButtsLA Campaign Draws Awareness to Cigarette Litter

Mayor’s Message

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 [...]

By | October 10th, 2014|Blog, City Hall, Education|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message