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Free Car Seat Check-Up Events June 22 & June 29

Did you know that over 80% of car safety seats for children aren't installed correctly? Help keep your family safe - get your child's car seat inspected by the California Highway Patrol or a certified child passenger safety technician free of cost. You have two opportunities to do so this June: Saturday June 22nd California [...]

By |2019-06-07T13:21:18-07:00June 7th, 2019|Blog, Public Safety, uncategorised|Comments Off on Free Car Seat Check-Up Events June 22 & June 29

EmpowerLA Receives the 2019 IVCLA Outstanding Resource Award

by Grayce Liu, General Manager, EmpowerLA For the past 6 years, the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment has welcomed international visitors and wowed them with the work of the Neighborhood Councils. We have met politicians, academics and leaders from community-based organizations from over 60 countries. Our partner in this great exchange is the International Visitors Council [...]

By |2019-06-07T10:48:44-07:00June 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on EmpowerLA Receives the 2019 IVCLA Outstanding Resource Award

New Mobile Passport App Streamlines Your Entry Into the U.S.

If you’re a U.S. or Canadian citizen traveling internationally, a new Mobile Passport App allows you to submit your passport and declaration info to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) right from your phone or tablet, so you can skip the long lines at Customs when entering the United States. Here’s how it works: Download [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00June 7th, 2019|Blog, Federal, Transportation|Comments Off on New Mobile Passport App Streamlines Your Entry Into the U.S.

Budget Day 2019 is June 29th: Come Have a Say in How Your Tax Dollars are Spent

Join the Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates at City Hall on Saturday, June 29th for their annual Budget Day event! Everyone is welcome to attend who is interested in learning more about how the City spends its money - and how to create influence regarding spending decisions in Los Angeles. Free with RSVP, and breakfast (and [...]

By |2019-05-31T16:42:42-07:00May 31st, 2019|Blog, Budget, Budget Advocates, City Hall, uncategorised|Comments Off on Budget Day 2019 is June 29th: Come Have a Say in How Your Tax Dollars are Spent

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

Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day

Press release from LADOT – The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) together with other transportation agencies will celebrate Bike to Work Day this year on Thursday, May 16, 2019. To encourage this fun and healthy method of commuting, LADOT will again offer free rides to people on bikes who use DASH and [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:23:49-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, City Departments, LADOT, Transportation|Comments Off on Cyclists Get Free Transit on LADOT Thursday May 16th for Bike to Work Day

Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Seeks Feedback on NC Board Member Trainings & Censure/Removal Process

By Mike Fong, EmpowerLA Director of Policy & Government Relations The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is seeking input regarding training for the Neighborhood Council board members, including possibly creating policies for mandated leadership and conflict resolution for board members and candidates. The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners is also seeking input regarding a possible policy regarding [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:22-07:00May 10th, 2019|Blog, Commission, Training|Comments Off on Board of Neighborhood Commissioners Seeks Feedback on NC Board Member Trainings & Censure/Removal Process

Give Mom the Gift of Love for Mothers Day With Pet Adoption Discounts This Weekend

Celebrate Mother's Day this weekend by getting Mom a new friend that will love her almost as much as you do! Pet adoption fees are discounted up to 50% at all LA City Animal Shelters from Friday May 10th - Sunday May 12th: Rabbits......$57.50 Cats...........No Fee Kittens........$25.00 Dogs..........$51.00 (+ $20 license if applicable) Puppies......$75.00 Adult kitty [...]

By |2019-05-10T16:23:18-07:00May 10th, 2019|Animal Services, Blog|Comments Off on Give Mom the Gift of Love for Mothers Day With Pet Adoption Discounts This Weekend
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