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 | 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 Tip of the Week: Feature Your Council In A City Hall Art Exhibit This September

Neighborhood Councils are a focal point at LA City Hall for the entire month of September, when EmpowerLA takes over the bridge art gallery that connects the third floor of City Hall to City Hall East. Stories and images from Neighborhood Councils Citywide will be incorporated into the design of the exhibit. The gallery will [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Outreach, Outreach Chairs, Outreach Tip Of The Week|Comments Off on Outreach Tip of the Week: Feature Your Council In A City Hall Art Exhibit This September

2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Survey

We would love to have your feedback on the 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections! Please take a moment to fill out this short 4-item survey regarding your Election experiences and your priorities for your community: https://form.jotform.com/41385529870968

By | June 22nd, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on 2016 Neighborhood Council Elections Survey

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Online Voting Press Release

Outreach Best Practices: Fun Election Day Giveaways & Events From Los Feliz & South Robertson

Los Feliz Neighborhood Council Vice President Mark Mauceri sent us some great photos from their recent election, including the one above of three youngsters enjoying LFNC's polling place at Fire Station 35. The “Fire Chief” hats the girls are wearing have LFNC’s Election logo on them, and are an excellent Elections giveaway item for a [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, uncategorised|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: Fun Election Day Giveaways & Events From Los Feliz & South Robertson

Call for Submissions: Share your Election Photos & Stories

  We know there are some great Election stories and pictures out there that we've missed, and we'd love to be able to share yours in an upcoming Election newsletter. Whether you rented a bouncy castle; increased your voter turnout over last season; came up with a cool promotional idea for your social media accounts; [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Share your Election Photos & Stories