Outreach Tip: SEO Basics Part 3 – Dos & Don’ts of Writing With Keywords

Courtesy and relevance are vital to creating content that search engines favor. This week’s SEO how-to focuses on using keywords effectively to ensure that your webpages, blogs, and social media posts are connecting with stakeholders looking for what your Neighborhood Council has to offer. If you haven’t read the first two articles in our series [...]

LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF AGING (LADOA) – Project C.A.R.E.

The City of Los Angeles is home to one of the largest senior populations in the United States. The Los Angeles Department of Aging (LADOA) provides community based services to the City’s aging population that includes nutrition, transportation, legal assistance, and Project CARE. PROJECT CARE Caring Actions Responding to Elders Since 2006, LADOA in partnership [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, How-To, Local Heroes|Comments Off on LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF AGING (LADOA) – Project C.A.R.E.

How to Create a Great Mural of Los Angeles

This month, we’re excited to share with our Neighborhood Councils, how to create a public mural through the City’s Citywide Mural Program. Visit the Department of Cultural Affairs website http://culturela.org/murals for the mural registration application and for a robust Frequently Asked Question section that can answer many of the questions for your Neighborhood Council. For [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Los Angeles|Comments Off on How to Create a Great Mural of Los Angeles

Community Data for Social Impact | GeoHub Training Nov. 15th

Join us for a special GeoHub training where you will learn how to explore, download and work with data to improve your community. Feel free to share this opportunity with others in your network who you think will be interested. As part of the annual Innovate LA event, EmpowerLA, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office, invites you to learn how to [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, How-To, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Community Data for Social Impact | GeoHub Training Nov. 15th

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners with limited resources who have a business poised for growth. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their business and creating jobs within their community.   Applicants should meet the following general guidelines: 1. Applicant must be an owner or co-owner of a business. 2. [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Blog, Education, How-To|Comments Off on Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Learn to Leverage City Data for Your Neighborhood Nov 15th at GeoHub

As part of the annual Innovate LA event, EmpowerLA, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office, invites you to learn how to use LA's Geohub to explore, download and visualize data about your community to leverage it for your neighborhood needs. Attendance is free, but please RSVP HERE. What you will learn :  How to pull CSV files, shapefiles to create community base maps [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Blog, How-To, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Learn to Leverage City Data for Your Neighborhood Nov 15th at GeoHub

Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

This is the second article in an ongoing Outreach Tip series on SEO and Neighborhood Councils. Successful search engine optimization is driven by keywords and phrases that are correctly chosen and applied. This week, we talk about how to choose the right keywords to help your stakeholders find you online. If you haven’t yet read [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils (Part 1)

SEO, or search engine optimization, is the art of being findable online. While SEO is an entire industry and field of expertise, there are a few simple things you can do to make your Neighborhood Council easier to find by those who are looking online for your Council or for the kind of community services [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils (Part 1)

How to Grow Your Own Business

Mayor Eric Garcetti Office of Economic Development and East West Bank invite you to participate in a informational workshop on "How to grow your own business." We will discuss various ways you can start or grow your own small business How to access loans from your local bank East West Bank Resources available Small Business [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Blog, Education, How-To|Comments Off on How to Grow Your Own Business

Outreach Tip: The Etiquette of Newsjacking

Newsjacking, or reposting breaking news, can be a great way to provide valuable, timely information to stakeholders, when done correctly. Done incorrectly, though, newsjacking can look lazy or even be outright plagiarism. Learn how to newsjack effectively, and ethically. Newsjacking is different from a simple repost, such as hitting the Share button on Facebook, or [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: The Etiquette of Newsjacking