Events

8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Dear Neighborhood Council:

The 8th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair*, the largest in the Valley, is pleased to offer your NC a new opportunity to outreach to your stakeholders. All we need is a short message from you to your stakeholders (details and a sample below) that will be included in an email sent to those […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

MMLA Diversity and Inclusion

Today, Make Music LA was invited to present a diverse program of music and dance by CommonWealth Partners managers of the iconic City National Plaza in Downtown, Los Angeles in honor of “World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development”.

The title is long but this day represents raising awareness of the importance of intercultural […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Business Training Series at LA Law Library Summer 2015

Legal & Financial Knowledge You Need to Succeed!

This summer at LA Law Library, learn all the things you “didn’t know you needed to know” about building your business.

Leading attorneys and financial professionals will present this 12-part series giving entrepreneurs and business owners the practical and comprehensive training needed to set up a business for long-term […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Join in Make Music Day 2015

Make Music Day affirms the importance of music and its role in building and bridging communities through making music together. It is a celebration of the musician that’s in all of us, and in that spirit, musicians of all ages and levels of ability will gather to play together. This year’s festivities will be truly […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Reminder: Save the Drop and Lawn Conversion Workshop May 16

The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance’s partnership with the Mayor’s Office continues this weekend with a workshop promoting the Mayor’s new Save the Drop water conservation campaign. An immediate priority for water conservation is reducing residential water use through lawn conversion to California-Friendly Landscaping using a watershed-based approach.

Neighborhood Councils can play a crucial role in reducing […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

City Requests Community Input On Sidewalk Vending

In December of 2014, the Los Angeles City Council Economic Development Committee discussed a Motion (Price-Huizar; C.F. 13-1493) regarding the potential implementation of a sidewalk vending program in the City of Los Angeles in an attempt to move toward a more efficient system of regulation and enforcement for this sector of the economy. With an […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Call for Nominations: EmpowerLA Awards

It’s time to nominate your favorite Neighborhood Council for the EmpowerLA Awards!

Each year, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners celebrates the achievements of Neighborhood Councils by presenting EmpowerLA Awards to those certified Neighborhood Councils that best achieve their mission to engage their local stakeholders with government and make their government more accountable and responsive to the […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Blog, Events, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Call for Nominations: EmpowerLA Awards

Anonymous Gun Buyback Program Turns Weapons into Fresh Food

The Mayor’s Office for Gang Reduction and Youth Development and the Los Angeles Police Department are hosting an anonymous gun buyback program on May 9. Weapons can be turned in, no questions asked, at one of two locations in the San Fernando Valley or in Mid-City.

Residents who surrender firearms will receive Ralph’s grocery gift cards […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Anonymous Gun Buyback Program Turns Weapons into Fresh Food

NCSA Hosts “Save the Drop” and Lawn Conversion Workshop

The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance  is pleased to partner with the Mayor’s Office to support the City’s new “Save the Drop” campaign and aggressive water conservation goals. An immediate priority for water conservation is reducing residential water use through lawn conversion to California-Friendly Landscaping using a watershed-based approach.

Neighborhood Councils are vital to the success of […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Blog, Events|Comments Off on NCSA Hosts “Save the Drop” and Lawn Conversion Workshop

TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills

Want to learn more about using tech tools to increase civic engagement and grow your network of supporters? Are you looking to increase your web presence and online interaction with your stakeholders?

Civic engagement and politics play a significant role in online interactions. A Pew Research survey shows that 39% of U.S. adults engage in political […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Blog, Events, Outreach, Tech Talk|Comments Off on TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills