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How To Find Your Election Results

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:16+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections|

Finding out what happened is the most exciting part of an Election! Results are posted to each Neighborhood Council’s Election page as they become available. Watch a step-by-step demo of how to find your Council’s Election results, or follow the instructions below.   If you already know where to find your Neighborhood Council Election homepage: [...]

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Outreach Best Practices: Cheap & Easy Elections Flyer Templates

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:17+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, Tool Box|

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, [...]

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

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:19+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Blog, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting, Tool Box, uncategorised|

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 [...]

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How To Find Your Neighborhood Council’s Voter Registration Page

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:19+00:00 May 4th, 2016|uncategorised|

To register to vote online in Neighborhood Council elections, you first need to get to your Neighborhood Council’s Online Voter Registration page. Here’s how to find it: If you know what Neighborhood Council you belong to, click it on this map to access your Neighborhood Council’s main Election page. Once you’re there, click the Voter [...]

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How Digital Polling Places Work on Election Day

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:20+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Blog, How-To, Neighborhood Council Elections, Online Voting|

Online voting is brand new for Los Angeles voters! Let your stakeholders and volunteers know what to expect at digital polling places on Election Day. How Voter Registration works When voters arrive at the polls, they’ll be asked to fill out one of these forms. Everyone must fill one out, even if they pre-registered online, [...]

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GM’s Message 03.18.16

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:24+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Blog, GM Message|

I hope our newsletter finds you well. We are deep in Neighborhood Council elections now with online voting open in the Valley and the first polling day just a few weeks away. You may have seen some of EmpowerLA’s Neighborhood Council election outreach bus shelters and pole banners throughout the Los Angeles. There are several [...]

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City Council Approves the Comprehensive Homeless Strategy

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:29+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Blog, City Departments|

Homelessness is not a new issue in Los Angeles, but it has been in the news lately ever since Los Angeles elected officials recently declared it a state of emergency. The statistics of how many homeless individuals on the streets of Los Angeles on any given night are astonishing as the city tops the nation [...]

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Give Me Shelter

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:30+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, Street Furniture|

Last week, we sent out a How-To on running ads on Bus Benches. Bus Shelter Advertising is another great way to do outreach for the upcoming Neighborhood Council elections. Similar to bus benches, the fee for placing bus shelter ads has been waived for Neighborhood Councils! However, there is still a printing cost per bus [...]

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ELA – Staff Shortcuts

By | 2017-01-09T12:30:05+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|

EmpowerLA Staff Shortcuts Welcome to EmpowerLA Department Klout Score Funding Certified Code of Conduct Completed Elections Shortcuts  NC Bylaws  EmpowerLA.org   Monthly Hot Sheet  Stipulation Worksheet (Admin)  Policies  Stipulation Worksheet (Elections)  Processes  Budgets How-To Guides  Outreach Surveys  Employee Manual Suggestion Box  Strategic Plans  City Training Portal Share Your Stories (Newsletter, [...]