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Vehicle Dwelling in LA: How to Apply for the Safe Parking LA Program or Look Up Where Vehicle Dwelling is Permitted

Mayor Garcetti has been giving regular updates on LA's progress resolving homelessness (view all current and future updates here: www.LAmayor.org/Homelessness). His homelessness progress report on December 4th gave updates on several topics, including Section 8 vouchers for families of LAUSD students facing homelessness; storage for the belongings of Skid Row residents; the opening of winter [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:33:05-08:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness, How-To|Comments Off on Vehicle Dwelling in LA: How to Apply for the Safe Parking LA Program or Look Up Where Vehicle Dwelling is Permitted

Practical Tips for Finding Help or Making a Difference for Homeless Neighbors

Resolving homelessness in LA is something that everyone can be part of. But how can you make a difference in a way that creates the greatest impact? Here are some suggestions on how to get help for homeless neighbors, and on how to get the most mileage out of your donations and volunteer efforts.    [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:37:04-08:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on Practical Tips for Finding Help or Making a Difference for Homeless Neighbors

Budget Proposal for the Dept of Neighborhood Empowerment for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Here are links to read and download the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment's proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. This proposal - along with proposals from all other City departments - will be considered by the Office of the Mayor, the Office of the City Administrative Officer (CAO), and the LA City Council's Budget and Finance [...]

By |2019-11-26T13:01:40-08:00November 26th, 2019|Blog, Budget, Budget Advocates, City Departments, City Hall|Comments Off on Budget Proposal for the Dept of Neighborhood Empowerment for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Bird and Lime Offer Heavily Discounted Rider Rates on Scooters, E-Bikes to Homeless or Low Income Angelenos

Low income and homeless Angelenos can now get heavily discounted ridership rates by enrolling in programs offered by electric vehicle-sharing companies Bird and Lime.    Anyone who is currently enrolled in or eligible for a state or federal assistance program is able to participate in Bird’s “Bird Access” program, in order to use the company’s [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:21:52-07:00November 1st, 2019|Blog, Homeless Services, Homelessness|Comments Off on Bird and Lime Offer Heavily Discounted Rider Rates on Scooters, E-Bikes to Homeless or Low Income Angelenos

Remembering Dale Liebowitz-Neglia, Land Use Chair & Secretary of NC Valley Village

By Tony Braswell, President, Neighborhood Council Valley Village Long time Valley Village resident and NCVV Board member Dale Liebowitz-Neglia passed away last week after a long and heroic battle against cancer. Dale was first elected to the Neighborhood Council Valley Village Board of Directors in 2010.  Over almost ten years of service Dale held various [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:22:25-07:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, In Memoriam, Memorial|Comments Off on Remembering Dale Liebowitz-Neglia, Land Use Chair & Secretary of NC Valley Village

Neighborhood Councils Respond to LA Fires, Assist With Recovery Efforts

Neighborhood Councils have been instrumental in helping their communities recover from the recent LA-area fires, and plan ahead for future emergencies. Get inspired by their stories below - and if your NC has responded to these fires in some way, please make sure to let us know!   Bel Air-Beverly Crest Neighborhood Council invites anyone who [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:22:58-07:00October 31st, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Emergency Preparedness|Comments Off on Neighborhood Councils Respond to LA Fires, Assist With Recovery Efforts

Day of the Dead 2019 Celebrations in Los Angeles

Day of the Dead celebrations are happening all over Los Angeles this weekend! Here are some events sponsored by Neighborhood Councils, City Councilmembers, or the Department of Cultural Affairs. All events listed offer free admission for all ages: Through November 3 Grand Park Downtown Día de los Muertos Grand Park, 200 N. Grand Ave., Downtown [...]

By |2019-10-31T16:22:14-07:00October 31st, 2019|Arts & Culture, Blog, Events, uncategorised|Comments Off on Day of the Dead 2019 Celebrations in Los Angeles

Saddleridge Fire – Online Recovery Resources List

If you, your loved ones, or your business were impacted by the recent Saddleridge Fire, below is a list of all government and non-government agencies who can help you find answers to your questions and obtain recovery resources. City of Los Angeles Description of Services Recreation and Parks -Provide on-site resources and assistance, including childcare [...]

By |2019-10-25T15:45:45-07:00October 25th, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency|Comments Off on Saddleridge Fire – Online Recovery Resources List

City Council Motion Regarding Youth Participation on NC Boards

On October 25, 2019, the Los Angeles City Council took action directing the City Attorney to prepare an ordinance addressing 5 elements related to youth participation on NC boards. Neighborhood Councils will be able to file Community Impact Statements on this matter when the draft ordinance is introduced for its first reading. The intent is to [...]

By |2019-10-25T15:33:43-07:00October 25th, 2019|Blog, City Council, NC Reform|Comments Off on City Council Motion Regarding Youth Participation on NC Boards