Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

If you're a Neighborhood Council board member, your Council's Canva account is rolling out today! Canva is an online graphic design tool, and your account includes access to templates for popular Neighborhood Council outreach materials to increase awareness of your Council and promote your upcoming elections. Templates include light pole banners, lawn signs, bus shelter and [...]

By | 2018-10-12T12:26:05+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Canva Outreach Templates for Neighborhood Councils

Regional Outreach Workshops for Neighborhood Councils Happening Citywide in June & July

As promised at our recent Citywide Outreach Gathering, we're offering Regional Outreach Workshops at locations across LA in June and July! While these workshops are especially helpful for Neighborhood Council Outreach Chairs and Committee members, any Neighborhood Council board and committee members are welcome to join. Attendance is free with RSVP. Regional Outreach Workshops will [...]

By | 2018-06-15T14:09:19+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Regional Outreach Workshops for Neighborhood Councils Happening Citywide in June & July

SEO Basics Part 5 – Photo Naming + ADA Compliance

Good photo titles can greatly improve your Neighborhood Council’s online presence and at the same time, make your outreach more ADA accessible. Learn how to create effective, attention-getting image titles, and where to apply them. This is Part 5 in a series on how SEO (search engine optimization) can increase your Council’s online presence and [...]

By | 2017-12-15T13:17:27+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, SEO Basics, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on SEO Basics Part 5 – Photo Naming + ADA Compliance

Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

This is the second article in an ongoing Outreach Tip series on SEO and Neighborhood Councils. Successful search engine optimization is driven by keywords and phrases that are correctly chosen and applied. This week, we talk about how to choose the right keywords to help your stakeholders find you online. If you haven’t yet read [...]

By | 2017-10-25T15:53:35+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, How-To, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Tip: SEO Basics for Neighborhood Councils Part 2

Outreach Best Practices: Central San Pedro’s Record Selection Turnout

Congratulations to Central San Pedro for engaging a total of 1110 voters with their Selection process this month! That's a record number of voters for a Neighborhood Council Selection. Central San Pedro obtained such great results by taking their Selection on the road. They held a total of four events on two different days at [...]

By | 2016-06-15T17:25:06+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, uncategorised|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: Central San Pedro’s Record Selection Turnout

You Can Still Book A Pop-Up Poll This Week

There's still time to book a Pop-Up Poll before Saturday's official Election Day for Empowerment Congress North; Mid City; or Empowerment Congress West Neighborhood Councils! Pop-Up Polls can increase voting opportunities for your stakeholders. Call us right away with your suggestions for events or locations where we can set up one of our mobile voting [...]

By | 2016-06-15T16:57:27+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on You Can Still Book A Pop-Up Poll This Week

This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 15th – June 17th

Below are confirmed Pop-Up Poll locations for June 15th - 17th. New dates are added to our Pop-Up Poll webpage at http://empowerla.org/popuppolls, as they are booked, so be sure to visit that page for the latest locations. Don't forget: even if a Pop-Up Poll isn't within your Neighborhood Council boundaries, your stakeholders may still vote at *any* Pop-Up [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on This Week’s Pop-Up Polls: June 15th – June 17th

Outreach Best Practices: How To Seek Out & Recruit Great Committee Members

Forming new committees is part of forming a new Board, and effective committees are the secret to an effective Board. But where can you find great committee members in your area, and how can you recruit them? Your Neighborhood Council's email list is entirely composed of people who already know and care about your Neighborhood [...]

By | 2016-06-15T17:06:40+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: How To Seek Out & Recruit Great Committee Members

Online Voting Press Release

Does your Neighborhood Council have an online election happening soon? Here’s a press release about online voting that you can share with your stakeholders and local press contacts, in order to educate your voters, and promote your upcoming election. The release explains how online voting works in this season’s Neighborhood Council Elections. The press release [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Online Voting Press Release