Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Downtown LA Neighborhood Council board member Wendell Blassingame was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for his selfless efforts to help his less fortunate neighbors. He has devoted countless hours; his own resources; and even put his own signature on the line to help others with a hand up, not a hand out. He [...]

By | 2018-10-23T11:39:21+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative, and United Way of Greater Los Angeles invite you to the second large Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles. Due to the significant increase in funding from Measure H to fund homelessness services, there are over 1,000 open [...]

By | 2018-03-23T12:11:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Homeless Service Professionals Job Fair of Los Angeles

VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

The Valley Alliance of Neighborhood Councils (VANC) celebrated their 15-year anniversary last night with their annual "Best of" Awards, which honors the great work of the 34 Neighborhood Councils in the Valley.  With a video welcome from LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was in New York at his college reunion, and City and State elected [...]

By | 2018-03-09T16:56:18+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on VANC Celebrates 15 Years with Annual “Best of” Awards

Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

City Councilmember Paul Koretz presented Bel Air - Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council President Robin Greenberg with a Pioneer Woman Award today in City Council Chambers. The Pioneer Women Award winners are selected each year by the Commission on the Status of Women and the Los Angeles City Council. Congratulations to Robin for receiving this well-deserved [...]

By | 2018-03-09T11:28:35+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Bel Air-Beverly Crest’s Robin Greenberg Receives CD5’s 2018 Pioneer Woman Award

Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Harbor Gateway North Chair Pamela Thornton was honored with an Unsung Hero Award at a ceremony hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus on the California State Assembly floor. The event, which was held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day, recognizes those who best exemplify and carry on the vision and legacy of Dr. [...]

By | 2018-02-16T16:14:21+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Assemblymember Gipson Honors Harbor Gateway North’s Pamela Thornton With Unsung Hero Award

Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

Corinne Ho, native of Madagascar, former President of the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, received Commendatory Congratulations by Councilmember Bob Blumenfield at the Los Angeles City Council meeting in Van Nuys City Hall on February 2nd. Corinne was honored for her civic engagement efforts and for having served the City of Los Angeles and the Valley through [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:15:06+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Canoga Park NC’s Corinne Ho Honored By City Council

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment announces IgniteLA!

The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is excited to announce IgniteLA, a program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. Through a grassroots network of 97 Neighborhood Councils, EmpowerLA promotes civic engagement and improves government responsiveness to local needs. ​ ​ Each Neighborhood Council consists of volunteer stakeholders who meet [...]

By | 2017-12-15T11:40:02+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Blog, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment announces IgniteLA!

Mayor’s Message

LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti hosted an employment fair today to connect hundreds of job seekers with opportunities to join the effort to end homelessness. The Mayor was joined by Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Councilmember Curren Price, as well as more than 30 homeless services providers and partners looking to fill more than [...]

By | 2017-12-08T13:17:51+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Blog, City Departments, City Hall, Local Heroes, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Hollywood Hills West NC President Anastasia Mann Named One of the “Heroes of Hollywood”

Hollywood Hills West NC President Anastasia Mann was among those named "Heroes of Hollywood" by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation. The 2016 Heroes will be recognized during the Heroes of Hollywood Awards Luncheon at the Taglyan Cultural Complex on May 11th. Besides Mann, 2016 Heroes include Jeff Briggs, founder of Briggs Law; Jackie [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:21+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Blog, Events, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Hollywood Hills West NC President Anastasia Mann Named One of the “Heroes of Hollywood”

EmpowerLA Awards – Call for Nominations 2014

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners to honor Neighborhood Councils that best achieve their mission The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (Commission) is accepting nominations for the Third Annual EmpowerLA awards. The awards are given to Neighborhood Councils that best fulfill their city charter mandate of promoting more citizen participation in government and making government more responsive to local [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:29+00:00 June 27th, 2014|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards – Call for Nominations 2014