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Pets in Rental Housing – FREE WORKSHOPS: November 2019

From the Housing + Community Investment Department and the Department of Animal Services Landlords and tenants are invited to our November workshops, which will provide information on pets in rental housing and focus on tenant/landlord rights and responsibilities. The workshops will include information related to fair housing accommodations for service and companion animals, as well [...]

By |2019-11-15T16:27:21-08:00November 8th, 2019|Animal Services, Blog, Housing, Renters' Rights|Comments Off on Pets in Rental Housing – FREE WORKSHOPS: November 2019

Our recap of Congress of Neighborhoods 2019

Huge thanks to all who joined us at Congress of Neighborhoods last weekend. We love this pic by Liz Chavez from the Mayor’s Office, showing as many of the 1,000 attendees that could squeeze into one frame! Here’s another great pic showing this year’s capacity crowd from above: Photo by Grace Kim for EmpowerLA Opening [...]

By |2019-10-04T17:16:25-07:00October 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Our recap of Congress of Neighborhoods 2019

Mayor Garcetti Nominates Raquel Beltrán As General Manager Of The Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment

From the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Raquel Beltrán LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti nominated Raquel Beltrán as the next General Manager of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE). Beltrán is a longtime community leader who has served as the Associate Director for the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs [...]

By |2019-08-20T14:58:12-07:00August 16th, 2019|Blog, Los Angeles, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on Mayor Garcetti Nominates Raquel Beltrán As General Manager Of The Department Of Neighborhood Empowerment

RYLAN: Mayor Garcetti Asks NCs to Lead the Way to Ready LA for Disaster Prep

From the Mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti's press release on July 12, 2019 LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti today launched a new campaign to strengthen citywide emergency readiness, calling on Neighborhood Councils to appoint preparedness officers, bring resilience directly into their communities, and take part in the Ready Your L.A. Neighborhood (RYLAN) program. “Los Angeles [...]

By |2019-07-26T15:25:37-07:00July 26th, 2019|Blog, Disaster Preparedness|Comments Off on RYLAN: Mayor Garcetti Asks NCs to Lead the Way to Ready LA for Disaster Prep

Fireworks can be Deadly Poison for Pets

From the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services Although the 4th of July is officially over, many of your neighbors might still be setting off fireworks over the holiday weekend, and this is a danger to your pets. While the loud noise can frighten animals, there's even more to be concerned about, as fireworks can [...]

By |2019-07-05T12:42:43-07:00July 5th, 2019|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on Fireworks can be Deadly Poison for Pets

Cannabis Licensing Applicant Verification Process and Workshops Now Available

The DCR (Department of Cannabis Regulation) is entering into the third phase of their Retail and Delivery Licensing process which is available only to folks in the City of Los Angeles who qualify as SEP (Social Equity Program) applicants. Importantly, all potential applicants must have their social equity status verified by the DCR before they [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00May 31st, 2019|Blog, City Departments|Comments Off on Cannabis Licensing Applicant Verification Process and Workshops Now Available

NC Spotlight: Los Feliz NC Recognized at the 2nd Annual Beautification Conference

by Julien Antelin, Neighborhood Empowerment Advocate The City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works Commissioner, Aura Garcia, and the Office of Community Beautification hosted the Keep Los Angeles Beautiful 2nd Annual Beautification Conference on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The conference brings together like-minded local, regional and national organizations and community members to come together and [...]

By |2019-05-24T15:58:54-07:00May 24th, 2019|Blog, NC Spotlight|Comments Off on NC Spotlight: Los Feliz NC Recognized at the 2nd Annual Beautification Conference

Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair at Watts Senior Citizen Center

The City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks (RAP), in collaboration with Humana, invite you to the second annual Health and Wellness Fair at Watts Senior Citizen Center (1657 E. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90002) on Saturday, June 1, 9:00am-12:00pm. This Health and Wellness Fair is geared for older adults ages 50+.  Medical Professionals will be [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00May 24th, 2019|Blog, Events, Health|Comments Off on Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair at Watts Senior Citizen Center

Get Free Trees from City Plants + Read Their Urban Forestry Report

It's easy to be green thanks to the work of organizations like City Plants, a non-profit running a public-private partnership between the City of LA and six other non-profit organizations. Together they work with Neighborhood Councils, community groups, residents, and businesses to coordinate tree planting and care throughout LA. Spring is the perfect time to [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:25-07:00April 11th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on Get Free Trees from City Plants + Read Their Urban Forestry Report

EmpowerLA Awards: Learn About the Winning Projects

The EmpowerLA Awards, which was held last Thursday, honored specific Neighborhood Councils (by region) for the best projects of 2018. The winners were voted on by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners. Here are the winners and a description of their projects: EAST — ARROYO SECO ASNC made valuable inroads with a neighborhood schools, creating an [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:25-07:00April 5th, 2019|Blog, EmpowerLA Awards|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Awards: Learn About the Winning Projects