There are many of community and fundraising events going on Wisdom of life all year round. No matter what your interest is, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make a difference.

The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department Hosts Blood Drive – July 31st!

The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is hosting an upcoming blood drive on Tuesday, July 31st, from 9am to 3pm at the Medical Services Division. We need your support! Please join us and schedule an appointment today by calling Natalie Bakirci at (213) 473- 6953 or through email at Natalie.bakirci@lacity.org.   Participants will receive a Redbox E-Code as a special thank you [...]

By | 2018-07-13T17:03:32+00:00 July 13th, 2018|uncategorised|Comments Off on The City of Los Angeles Personnel Department Hosts Blood Drive – July 31st!

2018 Summer Reading Challenge

Starting on June 4, join the Summer Reading Challenge at the Los Angeles Public Library.  Sign up online June 4 to August 4 at lapl.org/summer or visit your local library. Children, teens and adults collect points for reading, completing activities, attending a library event or exploring Los Angeles. You choose what you want to do. Log 1000 points and earn cool prizes!

By | 2018-06-01T15:50:30+00:00 June 1st, 2018|uncategorised|Comments Off on 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Councilmember David Ryu, Chair of the City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee submitted proposed reforms for the Neighborhood Council system in City Council today based on feedback he received in a survey he sent out to Neighborhood Council board members. The proposals include: Amending City Charter to change the name of the Department [...]

By | 2018-05-25T17:17:18+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Commission, uncategorised|Comments Off on City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

Did you know that pet waste can pollute our water supply if it’s left on the ground? That’s why LA Stormwater - the City’s Watershed Protection Program - is giving away free dog waste bags to you and your stakeholders. To request your free pet waste bags, simply fill out this form on LA Stormwater’s [...]

By | 2018-02-23T15:39:13+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Blog, City Departments, Sustainability, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Free Dog Waste Bags from LASan’s Stormwater Program

NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

NoHo Neighborhood Council recently funded a Humane Education series for over 200 North Hollywood students presented by Operation Blankets of Love. Check out the adorable video of ambassador dog Cricket visiting a local school! Video via Facebook user OBOL EileenandBrad, of Operation Blankets of Love Operation Blankets of Love is a Los Angeles nonprofit [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:37:23+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, uncategorised|Comments Off on NoHo Neighborhood Council Funds Program Teaching Students About Shelter Pets

EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date

***NOMINATION DEADLINE FOR EMPOWERLA + VANGUARD AWARDS EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 3/16 at 5 PM*** Nominations are open for the 2018 EmpowerLA Awards! Each year, seven Neighborhood Councils are honored by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners for projects that do an especially outstanding job of increasing civic engagement and making government more responsive to local needs. The [...]

By | 2018-03-09T09:56:22+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, uncategorised|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards 2018: Submit Your Nominations & Save the Date

SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition

The SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition is a multi-neighborhood alliance across an area of the city that historically has had fewer resources, services, and facilities for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. Our goal is to create a neighborhood-level movement to respond to homelessness in a proactive and compassionate way through advocacy, education, and engagement. WHEN TO CALL [...]

By | 2017-11-03T13:54:02+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Culture and Community, Los Angeles, NCs Making a Difference, uncategorised|Comments Off on SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition

OUTREACH TIP OF THE WEEK: GET GORGEOUS FREE IMAGES FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FLICKR PAGE

Next time your Council needs photos for a project or post, check out the nearly 30,000 images which the Library of Congress has released via their Flickr page. The collection is added to constantly, and contains some iconic images like Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” (above). There are also some great images of Los Angeles, such [...]

By | 2017-06-14T19:45:46+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Blog, Outreach, uncategorised|Comments Off on OUTREACH TIP OF THE WEEK: GET GORGEOUS FREE IMAGES FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS FLICKR PAGE