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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!

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

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

Tenants’ Rights Workshops – Ellis Act Evictions (June 2019)

Tenants: if you're being asked to leave your rent controlled residence - what are your rights? These workshops in English and Spanish will explain your tenant rights for rent-controlled properties in the city of Los Angeles. The Ellis Act, permits landlords to evict tenants from rent-controlled units on the legal basis of demolishing the property [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00June 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Tenants’ Rights Workshops – Ellis Act Evictions (June 2019)
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