EmpowerLA and the California School Boards Association host 2018 Education Summit

On Tuesday, October 23, EmpowerLA and the California School Boards Association are hosting this important event that is designed to help Neighborhood Councils come together to learn about and discuss issues and opportunities related to education, youth, and our local schools. Speakers include Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office, California School Boards Association, and Neighborhood Council board members. [...]

By | 2018-10-05T14:26:12+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Blog, Education, Events, Los Angeles|Comments Off on EmpowerLA and the California School Boards Association host 2018 Education Summit

CA Clean Air Day

Dear L.A. Neighborhood Council Leaders, As the local leaders of Los Angeles, you are invited to participate and lead your community in California Clean Air Day on October 3, 2018. Across the state, Californians will take actions to clear the air as we create more breathable, healthy communities for all. Though great strides have been [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:47:05+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Blog, Education, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on CA Clean Air Day

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

Learn to Swim: L.A. City Expands Affordable SwimLA Program for Kids!   

Splash into a fun and healthy sport this summer with SwimLA! As a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks program, SwimLA offers affordable swim lessons for kids ages 4-17 at all City pools, all summer long. Swimming not only beats the summer heat – it teaches kids a lifesaving skill. Morning, afternoon [...]

By | 2018-07-13T14:42:37+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Education, Los Angeles, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Learn to Swim: L.A. City Expands Affordable SwimLA Program for Kids!   

EmpowerLA at Esperanza Elementary School Career Day

EmpowerLA's Mario Hernandez and Julien Antelin had a great time talking with the students in Ms. Aguirre's 5th grade class for Career Day at Esperanza Elementary School in Westlake. Hopefully they inspired some future LA leaders! Mario and Julien answered questions from the kids, and talked about why they work for the City in the [...]

By | 2018-06-01T13:33:19+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog, Education, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on EmpowerLA at Esperanza Elementary School Career Day

Department of Cultural Affairs Offers Art Classes Citywide

Happy 2017! DCA is thrilled to be starting off the New Year with so many meaningful creative experiences and opportunities to share with you. DCA is committed to producing and promoting year-round classes, workshops, exhibitions, and events at our Cultural Centers throughout the city. We invite you to have a look at the classes and [...]

By | 2017-01-26T11:12:35+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, Education|Comments Off on Department of Cultural Affairs Offers Art Classes Citywide

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 | 2016-12-01T13:49:51+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Blog, Education|Comments Off on Global Forum 2016 adopts Donostia Declaration

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 | 2016-10-14T14:56:36+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Blog, Education|Comments Off on Election Education on Reddit Ask Me Anything on Monday!