Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Sign up TODAY!

It's that time of year again! Civic Youth Leadership Academy is a program designed to educate, engage, and empower young people to take active roles in your communities and speak up on issues that matter to you.    Designed for youth and young adults aged 14-24, the program runs for 6 sessions at Downtown LA's City Hall on [...]

By | 2018-05-25T12:49:38+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Sign up TODAY!

Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Applications Now Open for Summer 2018

Angelenos age 14-24 - please join us this summer for the third year of our Civic Youth Leadership Academy! Civic Youth is a program designed to educate, engage, and empower young people to take an active role in their communities and speak up on issues that matter to them.  These civic leaders will be prepared to [...]

By | 2018-05-16T12:12:54+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Civic Youth, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Civic Youth Leadership Academy – Applications Now Open for Summer 2018

Youth Employment Opportunities with the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights Program

Mayor Eric Garcetti's Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) is currently accepting applications from youth ages 17-24 for their Summer Night Lights (SNL) program Youth Squad and Lead Youth Squad positions. GRYD's mission is to strengthen youth/young adult, family and community resilience to the influence of gangs by fostering public/private collaboration and supporting community-based prevention and [...]

By | 2018-04-06T16:34:08+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Blog, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Youth Employment Opportunities with the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights Program

Message from the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety/ Gang Reduction and Youth Development

  Mayor’s 2018 Summer Night Lights As you look for ways to make a difference in your communities on the issues you care about most, we want you to be aware of the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights program. Summer Night Lights implements programming at 32 sites across the city providing hundreds of thousands of Angelenos [...]

By | 2018-03-09T10:34:18+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog, Events, Los Angeles, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Message from the Mayor’s Office of Public Safety/ Gang Reduction and Youth Development

IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

EmpowerLA has launched IgniteLA, a program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. The first session, with over 50 young women, took place this past Monday night with 5 concurrent meetings happening Citywide in the West Valley, East Valley, West LA, DTLA, and SouthLA. IgniteLA is a non-partisan [...]

By | 2018-02-09T16:41:54+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Blog, Civic Youth, IgniteLA for Young Women, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on IgniteLA Young Women’s Leadership Program Is Off To A Great Start

North Area Neighborhood Development Council Supports United Voices of Literacy youth reading program

https://youtu.be/29gHJKQ7peU   The North Area Neighborhood Development Council (NANDC) recently gave a Neighborhood Purpose Grant to United Voices of Literacy (UVOL) for their USC ReadersPlus “Readers Are Leaders” program and reading competition. Check out the cute event video! Readers Are Leaders focused on underperforming students at 32nd Street School. Students were able to read smoothly [...]

By | 2018-02-02T10:19:34+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on North Area Neighborhood Development Council Supports United Voices of Literacy youth reading program

Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup

Every little bit helps! Recently, the Harbor City Neighborhood Council, in partnership with the Narbonne High School Key Club, warmed up for their engagement with City of Los Angeles’ Clean Streets Challenge by cleaning up a neighborhood alley long overdue of some TLC. Board members, students, and parents showed up bright and early and worked [...]

By | 2017-09-29T11:33:52+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Blog, Civic Youth, Clean Streets, How-To, Public Works, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Neighborhood Beautification – Harbor City Alley Cleanup