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Upcoming Commission Town Halls on Policies for Required Trainings & Censure/Removal of NC Members

by Eli Lipmen, President of the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is an all-volunteer group of seven commissioners, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, who serve as the policy-setting and oversight body for the Neighborhood Councils and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The Commission holds regular public [...]

By |2019-07-19T14:32:43-07:00July 19th, 2019|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Upcoming Commission Town Halls on Policies for Required Trainings & Censure/Removal of NC Members

Congress of Neighborhoods 2019: Call for Memorial & Waller Award Submissions

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the Neighborhood Council system's biggest event, bringing together over 1,000 local leaders annually at LA City Hall for a day of workshops and networking with City officials and other NC members. For this year's event - happening Saturday, September 28th - the NC Congress Planning Committee invites you to submit [...]

By |2019-07-19T14:14:18-07:00July 19th, 2019|Blog, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Congress of Neighborhoods 2019: Call for Memorial & Waller Award Submissions

Get Tax Breaks for Turning Vacant Property into Local Food Sources with Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones

LA landowners - save money and green your neighborhood with the City of LA's urban agriculture program! Owners of vacant properties in the City of Los Angeles who want to use their land for urban agriculture may qualify for tax breaks of up to $15,000/year, under a City program that would designate this land as [...]

By |2019-07-19T15:36:24-07:00July 16th, 2019|Blog, City Planning, uncategorised|Comments Off on Get Tax Breaks for Turning Vacant Property into Local Food Sources with Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones

Share Your Thoughts on the 2019 NC Elections In Person or Online

(by Thomas Soong, Director of Outreach & Communications) Thanks to all that participated in the 2019 NC Elections. It is because of you that the Neighborhood Council system thrives. Whether you were a voter or a candidate, there is a place for you with your Neighborhood Council! Please be involved, and stay involved. As we [...]

By |2019-07-12T12:06:43-07:00July 12th, 2019|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on Share Your Thoughts on the 2019 NC Elections In Person or Online

Important: LA Measles Outbreak Update

(Los Angeles, July 11, 2019) LA County's 12th confirmed case of measles this year has just been detected. Learn tips for protecting yourself and loved ones from this highly contagious disease, before you head out for summer travels or go back to school! Possible exposure site: UCLA's South Campus food court in early July The [...]

By |2019-07-11T16:36:36-07:00July 11th, 2019|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Important: LA Measles Outbreak Update

4th Annual Civic Youth Leadership Academy in Full Swing!

By Jasmine Elbarbary, Neighborhood Council Advocate The 2019 Civic Youth Leadership Academy began on Monday, 6/17 in City Hall. With 75 youth participants representing every region of the City of Los Angeles, our fourth cohort is the most robust one yet. The first session included a  tour of City Hall, an overview of City Government, [...]

By |2019-07-05T12:40:48-07:00July 5th, 2019|Blog, Civic Youth|Comments Off on 4th Annual Civic Youth Leadership Academy in Full Swing!

EmpowerLA Joins Initiative to Build Inclusive Communities Across America

We're excited to announce that EmpowerLA's Brett Shears is among the inaugural cohort of 25 city, county, and state officials from across the nation to participate in the Public Leaders for Inclusion Council - an initiative and resource-sharing network designed to build capacity to combat anti-Muslim bigotry across the nation. Read about this innovative new [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:21-07:00July 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Joins Initiative to Build Inclusive Communities Across America

NC Outreach Opportunities Available Now for 2019 Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Over 6,000 people from all over the City attend the Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair each year. Since stakeholders of nearly every NC attend, the team that plans the Fair has invited every Neighborhood Council to submit a short promo statement (150-200 words max) for inclusion in RSVP responses. Each time someone registers for the Fair [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00July 3rd, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness, Outreach, Public Safety, Resiliency|Comments Off on NC Outreach Opportunities Available Now for 2019 Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair

Free Car Seat Check-Up Events June 22 & June 29

Did you know that over 80% of car safety seats for children aren't installed correctly? Help keep your family safe - get your child's car seat inspected by the California Highway Patrol or a certified child passenger safety technician free of cost. You have two opportunities to do so this June: Saturday June 22nd California [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:21:18-07:00June 7th, 2019|Blog, Public Safety, uncategorised|Comments Off on Free Car Seat Check-Up Events June 22 & June 29

EmpowerLA Receives the 2019 IVCLA Outstanding Resource Award

by Grayce Liu, General Manager, EmpowerLA For the past 6 years, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment has welcomed international visitors and wowed them with the work of the Neighborhood Councils. We have met politicians, academics and leaders from community-based organizations from over 60 countries. Our partner in this great exchange is the International Visitors Council [...]

By |2019-06-07T10:48:44-07:00June 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Receives the 2019 IVCLA Outstanding Resource Award
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