Valley NC Homelessness Liaison Event

Please save the date for Valley NC Homelessness Liaisons' second event which will be held on: Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Granada Hills Charter High School - Rawley Hall 10535 Zelzah Avenue, Granada Hills 91344 This session is hosted by Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council and will include as a speaker Sgt. Shorts, Police [...]

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Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates Regional Budget Day

On Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates will be hosting the annual Regional Budget Day. The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are coming to your neighborhood for our annual Regional Budget Day. The purpose of this 3 hour session is to come and hear your concerns about [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Blog, Budget, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates Regional Budget Day

Measure S Forum

Undecided on Measure S (also known as the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative)? Join the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance for a moderated conversation with experts on both sides of the issue, and hear about the implications for our environment. Confirmed speakers include: Michael Manville, assistant professor of urban planning, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Mark Vallianatos, [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Measure S Forum

VANC Resource Board Assists with the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Selections

The Mission Hills Neighborhood Council, as well as its many stakeholders, have been working diligently together to re-establish quorum on the Mission Hills Neighborhood Council Board. I am pleased to report that their efforts have resulted in a very successful Candidate Forum and Selection that was well attended by the community and it's candidates. Due [...]

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Budget Advocates Get Rundown on Budget from L.A. Homeless Service Authority

By Connie Acosta, Echo Park NC Board Member On January 6, the Housing Committee of the L.A. Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates led by Barbara Ringuette met with Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) for a brief rundown of their program and funding.   LAHSA is an independent agency established by the County and City of Los [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Get Rundown on Budget from L.A. Homeless Service Authority

Budget Advocates Meet with City Housing and Community Investment Department

By Connie Acosta, Echo Park Neighborhood Council Board Member On Thursday, October 26, Budget Advocate Barbara Ringuette from Silver Lake Neighborhood Council (NC) with members of her Housing Committee--- Rick Ramirez from Sunland-Tujunga (NC) and Connie Acosta from Echo Park NC--- met with the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) to inquire about [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Budget Advocates Meet with City Housing and Community Investment Department

9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair a Huge Success!

Sincere thanks to everyone who attended and supported the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair on Saturday, October 1, 2016. A very special Thank You to those Neighborhood Councils that hosted an Outreach table. We had a great turnout with about 3,000 attending. Over 50% of families responding said they learned about the Fair from Neighborhood Councils. [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Blog, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair a Huge Success!

WANTED: Cool Blocks LA leaders

The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, seeks volunteers in each Council District who’d like to get to know their neighbors better while creating a greener, safer, and disaster resilient block. Join the NCSA on Sun., Oct 23 in Hollywood, to learn all about the new Cool Blocks [...]

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Planning & Land Use 101 (this Saturday!)

The Planning & Land Use 101 seminar is this weekend, Saturday October 8th. Land Use 101 Saturday October 8th, 2016 10am - 1pm Held at the: Glassell Park Community Center 3750 Verdugo Road Los Angeles, CA 90065 This is an opportunity to receive a free land use crash course. Light refreshments will be provided. Please [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Planning & Land Use 101 (this Saturday!)

Call for Cool Blocks LA Leaders

The Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance (NCSA), in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, seeks volunteers in each Council District who wish to help their neighborhoods become greener, safer, and resilient to disasters. Join the NCSA on either Sat., Oct 15 in Playa del Rey, or Sun., Oct 23 in Hollywood, to learn all about [...]

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