EmpowerLA & IgniteLA Team Attend the 2018 United State of Women Summit

By Semee Park, Director of Neighborhood Council Operations, EmpowerLA Last Saturday, EmpowerLA joined thousands of women from all over Greater Los Angeles to attend the United State of Women Summit. EmpowerLA had a blast networking with other women, collaborating with organizations supporting womens' causes, and encouraging women to get involved in LA's Neighborhood Council system.We [...]

By | 2018-05-11T15:05:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women|Comments Off on EmpowerLA & IgniteLA Team Attend the 2018 United State of Women Summit

IgniteLA Class of 2018 – The Future is Female

As our inaugural IgniteLA class gets closer to its final week, our EmpowerLA team gathered to highlight the successes, learning, and bonds developed among the group of 50 Angelenas taking part in our leadership training, designed to empower and inspire young women with the skills to grow into powerful civic leaders.   Coming from West [...]

By | 2018-04-06T17:53:47+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, IgniteLA for Young Women|Comments Off on IgniteLA Class of 2018 – The Future is Female

Ignite Continues This Week With Crash Course in Civics

This past Monday, our Ignite program continued with our 5 concurrent locations offering a “crash course in Civics” style-lesson. Our 50 participants went through a government-style game of Jeopardy, where they had to sort elements of government into the federal, state, county, and municipal levels.  The students then learned more about their Councilmembers and the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:18:51+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women|Comments Off on Ignite Continues This Week With Crash Course in Civics

IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

EmpowerLA has launched IgniteLA, a program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. The first session, with over 50 young women, took place this past Monday night with 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. IgniteLA is a non-partisan [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:41:54+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start