Outreach Best Practices: Cheap & Easy Elections Flyer Templates

Last week we talked about how to get your Elections Outreach seen. This week, we want to share easy-to-use Elections flyer templates made in common formats that can be edited on most computers. The templates are available in both Google Docs (English and Spanish) and Microsoft Word (English and Spanish).  Google Docs is a free program, [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:17+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, Tool Box|Comments Off on Outreach Best Practices: Cheap & Easy Elections Flyer Templates

How To Register To Vote Online: Step-By-Step Instructions

Register to vote online by filling out the form on your Neighborhood Council’s Online Voter Registration page. (Don’t know where to find it? Learn how.) Step 1 - Read the Voter Requirements These appear at the top of each Neighborhood Council’s voter signup page (see image below). Please review them, as each Neighborhood Council has [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:19+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Tool Box, uncategorised|Comments Off on How To Register To Vote Online: Step-By-Step Instructions

Your Candidate Toolbox

Our Candidate Toolbox makes it easy to brand yourself as a candidate and design an effective campaign! Follow our step-by-step guide below (or download it here) to learn how to identify the essential elements voters want to know about you; find and organize supporters; and create promotional material to share your message. You can also [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:19+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach, Tool Box|Comments Off on Your Candidate Toolbox

Neighborhood Council Voting Facts

With the various ways that Neighborhood Councils can take action, there is often confusion in cases where the count is close on whether an item has passed or not. To ensure consistency, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is providing information on how Neighborhood Council voting is interpreted by the Department and the Office of the [...]

By | 2016-01-21T09:15:47+00:00 January 21st, 2016|Blog, Tool Box|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Voting Facts

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

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

Virtual Phones

Connect with your stakeholders by disconnecting from your land-lines and cell phones. All it takes is a virtual phone and an email account. The telephone is one of our most powerful and effective tools for communicating and they are everywhere. We carry them with us, they sit on our desks, they hang on our walls, [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:22+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Blog, Tool Box|Comments Off on Virtual Phones