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Podcast: Interview with Evan White

Summary: Our guest today is Evan White, Communications Officer for the Venice Neighborhood Council. Evan is a public relations professional who is applying his skills with one of the most engaged and active Neighborhood Councils in the City. In our conversation, Evan talks about Venice’s unique place in Los Angeles, his role in helping his [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:25-07:00April 12th, 2019|Blog, Outreach, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Interview with Evan White

Bus Shelter Ad Placement Request

The City of Los Angeles's Coordinated Street Furniture (transit shelters, PAKs, APTs) Program enables City Departments and Neighborhood Councils to display Public Service Announcements (PSA's) on the City's bus shelters free of charge. Please note that while there is no cost to post and display PSA's, there is still a cost associated with printing. Due [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:49:11-07:00January 17th, 2019|Neighborhood Council Elections, Outreach Chairs, Street Furniture|Comments Off on Bus Shelter Ad Placement Request

Bus Bench Ad Request From

The City of Los Angeles's Bus Bench Program enables City Departments and Neighborhood Councils to display Public Service Announcements (PSA's) on the City's bus benches free of charge. Please note that while there is no cost to post and display PSA's, there is still a cost associated with printing. Due to the high number of [...]

By |2019-02-20T14:30:46-07:00January 17th, 2019|Blog, Election Chairs, Neighborhood Council Elections, Street Furniture|Comments Off on Bus Bench Ad Request From

Podcast: Interview with Nazario Sauceda

Our guest for this episode of the EmpowerLA Podcast is Nazario Sauceda, outgoing Director of the Bureau of Street Services. Nazario has a long history with the City and as strong a relationship with the Neighborhood Councils as anyone. In our conversation, Nazario stresses the important role his agency plays in the everyday lives of [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:11-07:00August 24th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Interview with Nazario Sauceda

Podcast: Office of Finance with Claire Bartels

Our guest in this episode is Claire Bartels, Director of the Office of Finance. Bartels is a veteran of City Hall who has spent over three decades working for various City departments and elected officials. In our conversation, Claire talks about the financial state of our City, what the Office of Finance is doing to [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:19-07:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Office of Finance with Claire Bartels

Podcast: Special Edition – EmpowerLA Awards (Part 1)

In this special episode of the podcast, we interviewed a dozen people to discuss a number of topics ranging from innovation in neighborhood councils, homelessness, and youth engagement. The interviews were recorded on-the-spot at the EmpowerLA Awards in the City Hall Rotunda. We hope you enjoy what this diverse group of guests had to say. A [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:49-07:00May 4th, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Special Edition – EmpowerLA Awards (Part 1)

Movie Night Partnership between Three Neighborhood Councils

Written and submitted by  Brenda Rees from Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council. Teamwork among neighborhood councils was the key for a successful event at Ramona Hall in Highland Park on Friday, April 20. More than 225 people gathered together for free refreshments, arts and crafts making and a free screening of the popular movie COCO. Folks came [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:54-07:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Movie Night Partnership between Three Neighborhood Councils

Metro NextGen Bus Study

Metro is reimagining its bus system for the next generation. The NextGen Bus Study will redesign a new bus system that is more relevant and attractive to the residents of LA County. Metro believes this will improve service to current customers, attract new customers and win back past customers. Take the NextGen Bus Study survey [...]

By |2018-04-27T10:31:33-07:00April 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Metro NextGen Bus Study

Podcast: Neighborhood Councils and Activism with Jamie Tijerina

Our guest today is Jamie Tijerina, Director At-Large from the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council, where she chairs the Culture and Equality Committee and serves as the Digital Communications Liaison. Jamie is part of a new breed of board members who recognize the platform Neighborhood Councils provide for young activists -- a label she’s been [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:11:09-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Blog, Podcast|Comments Off on Podcast: Neighborhood Councils and Activism with Jamie Tijerina
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