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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:41+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Blog, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on TUX Boot Camp and Funding Workshop

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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:48+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Blog, Events, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Next TUX Boot Camp: Civic Engagement in 10 Steps

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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:54+00:00 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 | 2015-05-26T09:51:18+00:00 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 | 2015-04-10T15:04:37+00:00 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 | 2017-01-09T12:31:59+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message

Controller’s Electronic W­2 Program Saves Thousands of Dollars, Brings City into ‘Modern Era’

Controller Ron Galperin’s push to modernize City practices by implementing new technologies has resulted in another success: nearly 14,000 city employees opted to receive their W­2 tax forms electronically. This is the first year they have had the option. “Fortune 500 companies have been issuing tax forms electronically for years,” said Galperin. “Electronic W­2s save [...]

By | 2015-03-11T11:22:43+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Blog, Budget, City Departments, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Controller’s Electronic W­2 Program Saves Thousands of Dollars, Brings City into ‘Modern Era’

Mayor’s Message 02.18.15

Los Angeles Department of Transportation is the first transit agency in California to create a system-wide mobile ticketing app On Tuesday, February 17, Mayor Eric Garcetti launched LA Mobile, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s (LADOT) app that lets riders buy tickets on their smartphones for LADOT operated DASH and Commuter Express buses. The launch [...]

By | 2015-02-18T13:04:28+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Blog, Tech Talk|Comments Off on Mayor’s Message 02.18.15

Let’s Get Social! Virtual Tools for Real Impact

Many of our Neighborhood Councils have become quite adept at using social media outreach to spread the word about meetings and events, recruit volunteers, and interact with their stakeholders, other NCs, and city officials. Have you connected with EmpowerLA on the various social media platforms? Social media is a powerful way to engage stakeholders who [...]

By | 2015-02-11T14:23:14+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Blog, Tech Talk, Tool Box|Comments Off on Let’s Get Social! Virtual Tools for Real Impact