GM’s Message 06.02.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. A friendly reminder that the Neighborhood Council Funding Program deadlines are coming up fast. June 7th is the last day to issue on online check request, and June 11th is the last day to use the bank card. The Neighborhood Council Homelessness Liaisons discussed next steps in addressing [...]

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GM’s Message 5.26.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. A HUGE congratulations and welcome to our 97th Neighborhood Council - Hermon Neighborhood Council! The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners approved the Hermon Neighborhood Council bylaws last night after hearing hours of public comment on their proposed boundaries. The Hermon Neighborhood Council Forming Committee made a delightful presentation on the long [...]

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GM’s Message 5.19.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well.  The City budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 was approved by City Council yesterday.  HUGE thanks to the Mayor’s Office, City Council, CAO and CLA for all of their hard work!  We’re thrilled to be receiving additional staffing and resources next year to continue building the Neighborhood Council system [...]

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GM’s Message 5.12.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We have partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to conduct Know Your Rights workshops in the community along with our Neighborhood Council 101 outreach to do our part in Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Executive Directive No. 20 - Standing with Immigrants:  A City of Safety, Refuge and [...]

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GM’s Message 5.5.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. This has been a busy week with City Council reviewing Mayor Eric Garcetti's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. We were up to speak on our budget request to City Council's Budget and Finance Committee on Monday after the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates gave a great presentation on their white paper. A lot of [...]

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GM’s Message 4.28.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. It was great to join in with some of our Neighborhood Council Civic University on Homelessness participants to tour Los Angeles Family Housing’s permanent housing with supportive services in Sun Valley on Saturday. I remember when Sun Valley Area Neighborhood Council was reviewing the proposal to turn the Sun [...]

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GM’s Message 04.14.17

I had a great time with my dog, Groot, at the Glassell Park Neighborhood Council's Dog Walk on Saturday. They had nearly 1500 attend from all over Los Angeles and gathered several hundred signatures to support a future dog park in Glassell Park.  When we finished with the walk, we headed over to the awesome Hermon Dog [...]

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GM’s Message 04.07.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. Our Neighborhood Councils are having some awesome events for their community. I was happy to stop by the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council's Pathways to Employment day last Saturday for high school youth. They offered classes on different work careers, resume workshops and the ability to connect with [...]

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GM’s Message 3.24.17

I hope our newsletter finds you well. I am really excited about our Neighborhood Council EmpowerLA Awards and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner next Thursday.  Many thanks to our awesome staff, led by Betty Wong Oyama, who have been planning a great event with delicious food for our Neighborhood Councils.  HUGE thanks to City Council President Herb Wesson [...]

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