Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair will host a bloodmobile from Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles. The bloodmobile will begin receiving donors at 9:00 am, which means that if you would like to give the gift of life at the Fair, you’ll be admitted to the Fair starting at 9:00 am (up to an hour early) so that [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:05+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, NCs Making a Difference, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Give the Gift of Life at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement

Join us ahead of the historic 2016 presidential election for a one-day conference "Election 2.016," where we will explore how technology is changing the way voters engage in the election process. Bringing together tech innovators, academics, political strategists, democracy advocates and students, panels will explore: How technology is changing the way voters access information, and [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:05+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Election 2.016: Technology and Civic Engagement

NC CONGRESS 2016: REGISTRATION OPEN; WORKSHOPS FOR NEW BOARDMEMBERS + MEMORIAL SUBMISSIONS REQUEST

Registration is now open for the 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods, happening Saturday September 24th at LA City Hall! Sign up now at NCCongressLA.com. Workshop Recommendations For New Boardmembers Since the Congress offers over 40 fabulous workshops each year, it can be difficult choosing which workshops you want to take - especially if you are a [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NC CONGRESS 2016: REGISTRATION OPEN; WORKSHOPS FOR NEW BOARDMEMBERS + MEMORIAL SUBMISSIONS REQUEST

Theatre Crash Course Workshop Series for High School Students

Our popular FREE workshop series is back! On three Monday evenings in September, come together with other teens and professional artists to dive into “Zoot Suit” by Luis Valdez. Actors and directors will investigate scenes from the play, and costume, lighting, and scenic designers will get hands-on to develop design concepts. On the last day, [...]

By | 2016-08-23T14:19:48+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Theatre Crash Course Workshop Series for High School Students

Registration Opens Monday August 22nd For The 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods At City Hall

Day of education & networking for NC leaders features 40 workshops + exhibits Registration begins Monday August 22nd for the 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall. Over 700 Neighborhood Council leaders from across the City are expected to attend the annual event, which happens Saturday, September 24th. Everything is *free* if you [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Blog, City Departments, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Registration Opens Monday August 22nd For The 2016 Congress of Neighborhoods At City Hall

GM’s Message 08.05.16

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We had an awesome Neighborhood Council Budget Day last Saturday! HUGE thanks to Co-Chairs Terrence Gomes and Liz Amsden and our FY 2015-2016 Budget Advocates for planning a great program. After a delicious breakfast, everyone crowded into City Council chambers to hear from a variety of speakers, such [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:06+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on GM’s Message 08.05.16

NationBuilder Service Suspension

Neighborhood Councils have until August 24th, 2016 to make a decision on whether to continue using NationBuilder or to opt-out. To help with outreach for the 2016 elections, EmpowerLA was covering the cost of NationBuilder. Moving forward, pricing for NationBuilder can be anywhere from $30/month to $60/month, depending on your Neighborhood Council's emailing needs.If we [...]

By | 2016-08-05T11:48:45+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Administration, Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NationBuilder Service Suspension

NCSA: Environmental Advocacy

Written by Pat Kramer. Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance Gives L.A. Residents a Chance to Get Involved in Environmental Advocacy On July 9th, 2016, the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance invited all of the neighborhood councils in the City of Los Angeles to an open meeting to share concerns about environmental issues in their specific area. The [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:07+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Clean Streets, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NCSA: Environmental Advocacy

Fantastic Speakers at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

The Southern California Preparedness Foundation, sponsors of the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair, is pleased to announce our Speaker Series line-up. Starting at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 1 in the Community Room at Fire Station 87, 10124 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills, we'll have a series of five 30-minute talks from five great speakers. [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:07+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Blog, Emergency Preparedness, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on Fantastic Speakers at the 9th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

NC Congress LA Planning Meetings

Planning for the 2016 NC Congress is well underway and the committee will begin meeting every two weeks and you are invited to be a part of planning this event held at City Hall all day on Saturday, September 24, 2016. If you are in a Neighborhood Council in any of the following regions (the [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:08+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Blog, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|Comments Off on NC Congress LA Planning Meetings