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.

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

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

In order to be accessible and open to participation by all members of the public, your meetings and events must take place at ADA-compliant venues. Your agendas and event invites should always contain contact info for those who need it to request special accommodations.   LANGUAGES & TRANSLATION SERVICES Keeping meetings truly accessible for everyone [...]

By | 2016-06-30T21:00:29+00:00 June 30th, 2016|uncategorised|Comments Off on AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

HOW TO BE A GREAT LEADER

The Code of Conduct you signed when you first took office outlines requirements for creating a safe; productive; and respectful environment at Neighborhood Council meetings and events. Here are some trainings on how to realize those goals and become a better leader and team player: Leadership Development Workshop: presented by the City Attorney’s office, this [...]

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:11+00:00 June 30th, 2016|uncategorised|Comments Off on HOW TO BE A GREAT LEADER

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS Under the California Public Records Act (PRA), Neighborhood Council records must be made available when requested by the public. Learn how to respond and what the deadlines are in this video.  

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:11+00:00 June 30th, 2016|uncategorised|Comments Off on PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS