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Lost your job? City of LA offering free live seminars on filing for unemployment + health insurance (*NEW SCHEDULE*)

Updated June 26, 2020 to reflect new schedule*** Have you been laid off, furloughed, or had your hours reduced due to the COVID-19 outbreak? The City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWDD) is here to help you through this transition. Every weekday, EWDD is holding virtual orientation seminars to guide you through [...]

By |2020-06-29T16:58:12-07:00May 29th, 2020|Blog, COVID19, Employment, Jobs, Unemployment|Comments Off on Lost your job? City of LA offering free live seminars on filing for unemployment + health insurance (*NEW SCHEDULE*)

Link for Live Virtual Ethics Training 5/29 with City Attorney NC Advice Division

Please join Deputy City Attorney Elise Ruden of the Neighborhood Council Advice Division of the City Attorney's Office for a virtual ethics training on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 10 am - 12:30 pm. The ethics training will start promptly at 10 am and attendee s will be required to attend until 12:30 pm in [...]

By |2020-05-29T09:57:14-07:00May 29th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Link for Live Virtual Ethics Training 5/29 with City Attorney NC Advice Division

MEDIA ADVISORY: Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils Begin Holding Virtual Meetings Using Department of Neighborhood Empowerment’s New “EmpowerLA Virtual Governance System” 

Visit http://EmpowerLA.org/evg for more info about the EmpowerLA Virtual Governance (EVG) system LOS ANGELES -- LA’s 99 Neighborhood Councils (NCs) have begun officially holding virtual public meetings online and over the phone utilizing the meeting protocols established by the City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment’s EmpowerLA Virtual Governance (EVG) system for Neighborhood Councils. [...]

By |2020-05-14T15:34:43-07:00May 11th, 2020|Blog, Media Advisory|Comments Off on MEDIA ADVISORY: Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils Begin Holding Virtual Meetings Using Department of Neighborhood Empowerment’s New “EmpowerLA Virtual Governance System” 

NCs in the News: GM Raquel Beltrán Talks to Channel 35’s “Currents” About the History and Future of Neighborhood Councils

Our General Manager Raquel Beltrán’s sat down with Channel 35’s Saida Pagan to talk about why Neighborhood Councils were created; what her vision is for their future; and the unique opportunities NCs provide for Angelenos to shape their communities. Watch the full version of that interview for Channel 35’s “Currents” series, or see the 10-minute [...]

By |2020-02-07T17:06:22-08:00February 7th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on NCs in the News: GM Raquel Beltrán Talks to Channel 35’s “Currents” About the History and Future of Neighborhood Councils

How voting is changing in LA: What you and your stakeholders need to know

Voting in Los Angeles County has changed, including when, how, and where you cast your ballot. LA County’s new Vote Center program begins February 22 for California’s Presidential Primary Election on March 3. Here's what's new: Within the City of Los Angeles, there are fewer Vote Centers than there were traditional polling places. Many former [...]

By |2020-02-13T12:05:56-08:00February 7th, 2020|Blog, Elections|Comments Off on How voting is changing in LA: What you and your stakeholders need to know

Last Chance to Give Feedback on Commission’s Proposed Policies for NC Member Orientation, Censure, Removal Processes

Since August 2019, the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners has held numerous town hall meetings across the City on their draft policies on leadership orientation, an NC resolution process, and consistent and transparent censure and removal procedures, receiving hundreds of public comments on these proposals in the process.  There is still time to share your suggestions [...]

By |2020-01-10T15:10:35-08:00December 23rd, 2019|Blog, Commission|Comments Off on Last Chance to Give Feedback on Commission’s Proposed Policies for NC Member Orientation, Censure, Removal Processes

Homelessness in Los Angeles: Winter Shelters are Open + Updates on the City’s Plans & Progress

For many Angelenos, fighting homelessness is the City's most urgent priority. Here are a few tips and tools for helping homeless neighbors, as well as an overview of the City's efforts to resolve this crisis: Winter shelter Visit http://LAHSA.org/winter-shelter to see a list of available winter shelter programs or find shelter via the LAHSA [...]

By |2019-12-20T16:07:52-08:00December 20th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness, uncategorised|Comments Off on Homelessness in Los Angeles: Winter Shelters are Open + Updates on the City’s Plans & Progress

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