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 the […]

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, I […]

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Cool Blocks LA launches

Cool Blocks LA pilot to launch May 21; leaders from Council Districts 5 and 10 sought

The NCSA is excited to collaborate with Neighborhood Councils and community organizations to launch Cool Blocks LA, a free, five-month, neighborhood block-based program that lightens our carbon and water footprints while fostering community disaster resilience and social connections.

We were […]

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Harbor Area NC Board Members Recognized by CA State Senate

Congratulations to all of the Harbor Area NC board members that were recognized at State Senator Isadore Hall’s 2016 35th Senate District Extraordinary Leader Awards event in late April! Your leadership both on your Neighborhood Council and outside of it are worthy of recognition, especially for all of the countless volunteer hours you spend serving […]

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Save the Date – Budget Day 2016

Written by Krystee Clark, Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates

Save the date for NC Budget Day 2016!

This year’s Neighborhood Council Budget Day will be held on Saturday July 30, 2016. A chance to hear special guest speakers discuss budget priorities at City Hall and elect your new Budget Advocates!

Has your Neighborhood Council chosen your Budget Representatives for […]

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Youth Candidates Learn How to Campaign

This past Saturday, EmpowerLA partnered with the Mayor’s Innovation Team to hold a three-hour educational Neighborhood Election Workshop for youth and their parents at City Hall. The participants learned the basics of how to run a successful election campaign from the experts and also got to meet and network with other young Angelenos also running […]

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DWP Reform — A Vote to Empower a Citizens Board

By Tony Wilkinson

How many experts need to say that LADWP cannot meet its future challenges if it continues to be managed the way it is today? The 1999 RAND study, 2009 IEA Survey, 2020 Commission report, and 2015 IEA Survey all make this point.

http://dwpreform.lacity.org/html/relatedDocuments.html

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is supposed to be […]

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Earth Day Community Clean Up

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to clean up your community on April 23 from 9am to 12pm! This is a great way to not only help clean up the neighborhood, but meet your neighbors!

We will be picking up trash on Sawtelle Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard along with cleaning up the areas around the […]

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100 & Counting – Lake Balboa NC Offers Free Community CPR Training

Every day, more than 1,000 persons fall victim to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Unfortunately more than 90% of victims do not survive the trip to the hospital. A major reason is the critical lack of people trained to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) – one of the simplest yet most important life skills that a person can […]

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Northwest San Pedro NC’s “Pathways to Employment” Event Saturday May 14

The Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council is pleased to announce that the date for “PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENT IV” is set for Saturday May 14th. Last Year, the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council was honored at the L.A. City Council for producing this event, which is designed to assist youth in the Harbor area with skills […]

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