IgniteLA Continues with Community

This week, IgniteLA's second workshop was held on Monday 10/1 with its 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. The theme of this week's workshop was Community, with a focus on a community visioning exercise, asset mapping, and identifying community needs. The students also discussed areas of [...]

By | 2018-10-05T09:25:12+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Recap, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Continues with Community

IgniteLA Fall Cohort Begins!

The Fall Cohort of IgniteLA kicked off this past Monday, 9/24 with 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. IgniteLA is a non-partisan program whose mission is to empower every young woman interested in public service with the political and practical skills she needs to be a successful civic leader. [...]

By | 2018-09-28T13:19:37+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Fall Cohort Begins!

Apply Now for IgniteLA’s Autumn 2018 Political Leadership Program for Young Women

Young women between the ages of 14-24 who are interested in government and public service are invited to apply to attend our IgniteLA civic leadership training program. Attendance is free for all those accepted into the program, which runs from late September to early November. Classes will be held Monday evenings from 5-7:30 PM; class [...]

By | 2018-08-06T09:32:23+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Blog, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Apply Now for IgniteLA’s Autumn 2018 Political Leadership Program for Young Women

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