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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | June 27th, 2014|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards – Call for Nominations 2014

Westlake NC Founder Featured in LA Times

Westlake Founder Bertha Wooldridge Featured in LA Times as Local Hero We always knew that Neighborhood Council folks were fantastic and dedicated to making a difference in their communities. We saw it over these past three months at the polling places during the 2014 Elections, and in the months before that as Neighborhood Councils quietly [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Westlake NC Founder Featured in LA Times

Neighborhood Council Leaders Honored

Terry Gomes and Jon Liberman of the South Robertson Neighborhood Council were honored in City Council along with Trilogy Financial Service’s President, Jeff Motske, and Exec V.P. Kevin MacIntosh for putting together a program called Back to Opportunity that provided job skill training for people recently released early from prison through the realignment under AB [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Leaders Honored

Los Feliz Neighborhood Council celebrates

Los Feliz Neighborhood Council celebrates a 2013 A huge thank you to all the volunteers who made the inaugural year of our Council Day of Service a success! Collectively we logged well over 200 volunteer service hours. We made fantastic new friends and had a blast making Los Feliz an even better place. Here's a [...]

By | December 20th, 2013|Blog, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Los Feliz Neighborhood Council celebrates

GHNNC Member Bill Hopkins Honored as Environmental Citizen of the Year

Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council Member Bill Hopkins Honored as Environmental Citizen Of The Year by North Valley Coalition Bill Hopkins’ list of civic engagements reads better than a college applicant’s resume: he is the elected Emergency Preparedness (EP) Chair of his Neighborhood Council, a charter member of the Los Angeles Department of Water and [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|Blog, Local Heroes|Comments Off on GHNNC Member Bill Hopkins Honored as Environmental Citizen of the Year

Last Call for Nominations: 2013 EmpowerLA Awards – Due July 22

The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (Commission) is accepting nominations for the second 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 needs. Nominations can be submitted online at SurveyMonkey.com/s/EmpowerLAAwards2013 and must be submitted [...]

By | June 14th, 2013|Blog, Local Heroes, Outreach|Comments Off on Last Call for Nominations: 2013 EmpowerLA Awards – Due July 22

Nominate Your Favorite Neighborhood Council For An EmpowerLA Award Today!

For more than a decade, Neighborhood Councils in Los Angeles have pursued their dual mission of promoting more citizen participation in government, and making government more responsive to local needs. Today, 95 Neighborhood Councils represent every corner of City of Los Angeles, and serve as the vital conduits between the City’s government and its people. [...]

By | June 11th, 2013|Blog, Local Heroes, Outreach|Comments Off on Nominate Your Favorite Neighborhood Council For An EmpowerLA Award Today!