NCs Making a Difference

Voices NC Participating in Walk to School Day

Voices Neighborhood Council and Councilman Curren Price are partnering with Normandie Avenue Elementary School for a Walk to School Day event next Wednesday, October 8. Normandie Avenue Elementary School Walk to School Day begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 8:00 a.m. on the School Playground. Meet us beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Corner of Vernon Avenue and Raymond Avenue to begin our walk into the school

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MINC and UNNC Team Up on Disaster Awareness Course

Neighbors in South and Mid City Los Angeles spent an informative and fun-filled Saturday morning learning how to prepare for a potentially catastrophic natural disaster that could strike Los Angeles without warning. The Mid City and the United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Councils provided financial support for the LAFD’s Disaster Awareness Course (DAC) which was held on September 27 at the Iglesia

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Focus Is On South LA’s Neighborhood Councils

The first, of what is promised to be a series of articles focusing on the great work being done by South LA's Neighborhood Councils was published on September 18, 2014 in the Southwest Wave and featured Voices of 90037 and Park Mesa Heights Community Council. Park Mesa Heights Community Council's Unity Fest, held every year in August, introduces attendees to City services and organizations that help

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Celebrate Family and Community in Baldwin Village

Empowerment Congress West is proud to be one of the participants of this event created to introduce the diverse community of Baldwin Village to one another. It promises to be a day of fun, information, and shared experiences. The event will feature entertainment, vendors, food, sports, a children’s village and a seniors’ village, and more! Saturday, October 4 11:00am - 3:00pm 4000 S. La Brea Avenue,

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News from Field Operations 7.25.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you are able to stay cool during this heat wave! I would like to start this short article by thanking our Field Operations team, comprised of our Neighborhood Empowerment Advocates and our support staff for carrying out a total of 83 board orientations! Great job guys!!!! Out of the 95 NCs, we did not get to 12 of you, for various reasons. At the moment,

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Atwater Movie Nights

Atwater Neighborhood Council presents Atwater Movie Night under the stars. Gates open at dusk and the show begins at dark at the Los Feliz Municipal Golf Course, located 3207 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039. Movie schedule: June 27th Airplane! July 25th My Favorite Year August 22nd The Lego Movie Atwater Votes! September 19th Ghostbusters Grease The Goonies For more information click here.

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Spotlight on Mar Vista

NC WATCH-Between writing about election challenges and other downbeat subjects … what a delightful change to tell you about a Neighborhood Council that seems to be doing everything right and having a wonderful time along the way. Mar Vista Community Council (MVCC) has managed to engage its stakeholders … big time, help influence public policy … and best of all work together as a team. In this

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News from Field Operations 7.11.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well enjoying our wonderful Summer weather! Our team of Neighborhood Empowerment Analysts (NEAs) has been busy wrapping up our board orientation sessions in South LA and Harbor Areas. As of now we have trained approximately 1700 board members and stakeholders on the basics of being a Neighborhood Council. We are hoping that having the key principles and basic information

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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

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News from Field Operations 6.20.14

I hope our newsletter finds you well and that you spent a pleasant Father’s Day. I want to say thank you to all those who showed up to our Ethics & Open Government and Funding Trainings on Wednesday June 19 at the CD 9 Field Office. Over 60 people came to the training, standing room only. Way to show up South LA! The session was conducted by the City Attorney’s Office, represented by Ms. Carmen

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