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Learn & Network at Los Angeles City Hall at the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:43+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Blog, City Hall, Events, Regional/Citywide NC Orgs.|

Mayor Garcetti delivers the closing address at this year’s event at City Hall. (Los Angeles, CA - September 24, 2015) The 2015 Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods - an annual conference of community leaders drawn from across the city- happens Saturday September 26th at City Hall. With 40 workshops and opportunities to hear and talk to [...]

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Register for the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods!

By | 2015-08-21T15:40:11+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods, Events|

Join us at the 2015 Congress of Neighborhoods! There are over 40 different workshops planned for the 2015 NCCongress.  All of them have been designed by neighborhood council leaders to be practical, how-to types of sessions. In each you will receive a broad overview of the subject, a hand-out and resources you can use right away. Learn [...]

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EngageLA

By | 2017-01-09T12:30:19+00:00 July 1st, 2015|

EngageLA EngageLA is an initiative with the purpose of  achieving the highest standards of Civic Engagement in Los Angeles. It is a collaboration between City Hall, EmpowerLA and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). UCLA students, Paul Chhean and Tiffani Prater created an EngageLA Manifesto, conducted 3 Interviews, and wrote [...]

Get the Tools You Need to Start a Successful Small Business

By | 2017-01-09T12:31:58+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Blog, Events|

Deciding to start a business can be one of the most exhilarating decisions you make in your life, but there are many different elements to consider. This workshop will teach the basics of small business entrepreneurship, how to legally start a business in Los Angeles, and will introduce resources provided by the City of Los [...]

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Small Business Development Workshop: How to Start a Business

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:00+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Blog, City Hall|

The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, the Los Angeles Public Library, and EmpowerLA present a free workshop on how to start a business Thursday March 26, 2015. Deciding to start a business can be one of the most exhilarating decisions you make in your life. But there are many different elements to consider. This workshop [...]

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Community Impact Statements: A Powerful Tool

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:05+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Blog|

Did you know that in 2014 your Neighborhood Councils submitted 169 Community Impact Statements? Do you know how to submit a CIS? A Community Impact Statement is an official statement or position adopted by a Neighborhood Council on issues pending before the City’s decision makers. The Community Impact Statement process was created specifically for Neighborhood [...]

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Tips for Using Videos in Non-Profit Outreach

By | 2017-01-09T12:32:11+00:00 October 24th, 2014|Blog, Outreach|

Videos can be an exciting and useful tool in engaging your stakeholders, but it is important to use them wisely. The more strategic your use of videos, the more effective they will be. Are you starting a new program or campaign in your neighborhood? Doing outreach for upcoming elections? Think carefully about your message and [...]

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Funding Overview

By | 2017-10-02T12:01:15+00:00 October 17th, 2014|

Welcome to the Neighborhood Council Funding Program. We are here to provide you with critical information and guidance to navigate the Funding System for Neighborhood Councils. If you have any questions or comments about this page, or require further information, you may always contact us at EmpowerLA.Funding@LAcity.org or by calling 213-978-1551 [...]

Funding

By | 2017-10-02T11:58:06+00:00 October 10th, 2012|

FUNDING NEWSLETTERS Catch the latest Funding news and information by clicking here. WELCOME TO THE NEW CHECKING ACCOUNT SYSTEM! Here is a handy guide we have created to help introduce you to how the Checking Accounts work!  NC VIZ DATA 8.0Here is a breakdown of Neighborhood Council expenditures separated by Regions. (July 2012 - December 2013) [...]

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