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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

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

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