How-To: Google Voice

Connect with your stakeholders by disconnecting from your land-lines and cell phones. All it takes is a virtual phone and an email account. Google Voice is a telephone solution that offers Neighborhood Councils many features, liberating councils from the need to maintain a land-line, a message machine, or a cell phone that must be carried [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Outreach, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on How-To: Google Voice

TUX Boot Camp and Funding Workshop

Need to brush up on some outreach skills? Want to learn more about NationBuilder and its powerful community organizing tools? Want to know how to prepare for the upcoming Neighborhood Council elections?  Join us for another Technology & User eXperience (TUX) Boot Camp OR a Funding Workshop for Neighborhood Council treasurers and second signers - both [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Blog, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on TUX Boot Camp and Funding Workshop

City Controller Encourages Smart Data Sharing to Boost Revenue

City Controller Ron Galperin released an audit that will stimulate the strategic sharing of tax data between City, County and State agencies. Galperin’s audit demonstrates that such cooperation could lead the City of Los Angeles to capture more than $20 million annually in additional revenues. The audit, entitled “Smart Data Sharing: A Path to More [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Blog, Budget, City Departments, Tech Talk|Comments Off on City Controller Encourages Smart Data Sharing to Boost Revenue

Next TUX Boot Camp: Civic Engagement in 10 Steps

Join us for another TUX Boot Camp to learn about Civic Engagement in 10 Steps! We will cover digital elements, Neighborhood Council outreach and election committees, communication policy and strategy, website elements and standards, communication proposals, self assessment, and more.   If you want to delve deeper and get some one-on-one time with a TUX [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Blog, Events, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Next TUX Boot Camp: Civic Engagement in 10 Steps

Challenge:LA Encourages Civic Innovations

Last fall, over 600 Angelenos gathered to create design challenges for the Civic Innovation Lab. Now, in partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Mayor’s summer-long #techLA initiative, the Civic Innovation Lab is proud to announce Challenge:LA - a civic-focused innovation challenge designed to tap into the ingenuity of citizens to solve [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Blog, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Challenge:LA Encourages Civic Innovations

Highland Park Neighborhood Council Uses Tech to Engage Stakeholders

At this year’s Lummis Day celebration this past weekend, the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council decided to try a simple tech upgrade to engage stakeholders and draw interest to their table. Instead of using traditional clipboards, HHPNC brought out their new iPad and allowed people to sign up for their email list by entering their [...]

By | June 10th, 2015|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Highland Park Neighborhood Council Uses Tech to Engage Stakeholders

TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills

Want to learn more about using tech tools to increase civic engagement and grow your network of supporters? Are you looking to increase your web presence and online interaction with your stakeholders? Civic engagement and politics play a significant role in online interactions. A Pew Research survey shows that 39% of U.S. adults engage in [...]

By | May 1st, 2015|Blog, Events, Outreach, Tech Talk|Comments Off on TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills

TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills

Want to learn more about using tech tools to increase civic engagement and grow your network of supporters? Are you looking to increase your web presence and online interaction with your stakeholders? Civic engagement and politics play a significant role in online interactions. A Pew Research survey shows that 39% of U.S. adults engage in [...]

By | April 10th, 2015|Blog, Outreach, Tech Talk|Comments Off on TUX Bootcamp: Amplify Your Technology & User Experience Skills

Mayor’s Message

Mayor Garcetti announced today that "Team Los Angeles" was named as one of Gov Tech's Top 25 in its annual list of "Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers". The list recognizes those who "cut through the public sector’s legendary barriers to innovation with transformative ideas." "Team Los Angeles" comprises Mayor Eric Garcetti, Deputy Mayor Rick Cole, City [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message