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 […]

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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) […]

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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, businesses, […]

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 in […]

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 food […]

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

Empower LA’s Youth Through Technology

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 […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Blog, Education, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Empower LA’s Youth Through Technology

Spotlight on LA Public Libraries: Citizenship Workshops

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 […]

By |March 28th, 2014|Blog, Education|Comments Off on Spotlight on LA Public Libraries: Citizenship Workshops

Hire LA’s Youth!

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 […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Blog, City Hall, Education|1 Comment