EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Lisette Covarrubias

Our guest for this episode of the EmpowerLA Podcast is Lisette Covarrubias, Neighborhood Liaison for the Department of City Planning. After working for almost a decade with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, Lisette is back working with the people of Los Angeles as a friendly neighborhood face at the Planning Department. As someone who was born, [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Cindy Cleghorn

Our guest for today’s episode is Cindy Cleghorn, long-time Chair for the Planning Committee of the Congress of Neighborhoods, Chair of PlanCheckNC LA, and long-time Sunland-Tujunga Neighborhood Council board member and stakeholder.  Cindy is a lifelong LA-area resident who has been involved with neighborhood councils since their inception. In addition to her extensive work with [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Cindy Cleghorn

EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Joy Atkinson; President of The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

Our guest for today’s episode is Joy Atkinson, the new President of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners (aka BONC). Joy is a lifelong Angeleno with a talent for community outreach. She has a long and distinguished resume working at various levels of government in service to the residents of South Los Angeles. She served as [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Joy Atkinson; President of The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Tom Soong; EmpowerLA NEA

Our guest for the first episode of the EmpowerLA Podcast is Tom Soong, a Project Coordinator in Leadership Development and Field Representative for Neighborhood Councils in Northeast Los Angeles. Tom is one of the longest tenured staff members at the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment and in our conversation he offers a wealth of insights about [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Podcast: Interview with Tom Soong; EmpowerLA NEA