MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF GREAT STREETS CHALLENGE

Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the winners of the Great Streets Challenge, a program that will award a total of $2 million to community-driven initiatives to re-imagine Los Angeles’ iconic commercial corridors. The seven selected projects span from Panorama City to Watts, and from the Westside to Boyle Heights. “Our streets belong to the people [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog, City Hall, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on MAYOR GARCETTI ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF GREAT STREETS CHALLENGE

VANC Resource Board Assists with the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Selections

The Mission Hills Neighborhood Council, as well as its many stakeholders, have been working diligently together to re-establish quorum on the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Board. I am pleased to report that their efforts have resulted in a very successful Candidate Forum and Selection that was well attended by the community and it's candidates. Due [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on VANC Resource Board Assists with the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Selections

Neighborhood Councils Prove Most Successful in the Clean Streets L.A. Challenge!

Congratulations to all of the Neighborhood Councils and organizations that were recognized and awarded at last Saturday’s Board of Public Works Clean Streets LA Challenge Ceremony! There to join in the event was Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmembers Englander and Ryu, Innovation & Performance Commissioner Joe DiMento, Board of Public Works Commissioners Kevin James and Heather [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Neighborhood Councils Prove Most Successful in the Clean Streets L.A. Challenge!

Clean Streets LA Challenge

Hello NC Public Works Liaisons and Neighborhood Clean-Up Leaders! The Board of Public Works is asking for Neighborhood Councils’ help in cleaning up our neighborhoods by announcing the below Clean Streets LA Challenge! Mayor Eric Garcetti, the City Council, the Innovation & Performance Commission, the Board of Public Works, and the Department of Public Works [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Clean Streets, NCs Making a Difference, Public Works, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Clean Streets LA Challenge

One Week from Saturday! 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The first 60 minutes after a disaster are critical, especially if you have sustained an injury. For a wide-spread disaster (earthquake, anyone?), it will be days or weeks before emergency personnel can come to your aid. Will you know what to do? Do you have a plan in place for your family? Do all family [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on One Week from Saturday! 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair will host a bloodmobile from Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles. The bloodmobile will begin receiving donors at 9:00 am, which means that if you would like to give the gift of life at the Fair, you’ll be admitted to the Fair starting at 9:00 am (up to an hour early) so that [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

NCSA Open Space Circle

You're invited to join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA) on Saturday, July 9, for an Open Space circle (aka an "unconference") where YOU propose topics for discussion, and then convene or join topic sessions you care most about. Depending on interest, sessions might range from shaping the NCSA's advocacy, programming, or outreach strategies, to [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NCSA Open Space Circle

Civic Youth Leadership Academy

Neighborhood Council leaders have just one week left to identify civic-minded youth and to nominate them for the Civic Youth Leadership Academy, a free six-session program with a mission to empower the next generation of civic leaders. Space is limited--don't miss out on a great opportunity to partner with active youth and to create lasting change within [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Civic Youth, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy

Invitation: More DWP Reform Meetings

Dear Friend: Your voice matters and is an important part of the Los Angeles City Council's efforts to reform the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (DWP). The DWP is the largest publicly-owned utility in the nation and ratepayers who own the utility, deserve a department that is responsive to their needs. As such, [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, DWP Reform, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Invitation: More DWP Reform Meetings