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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]