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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 |2019-07-26T11:35:49-07:00July 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)

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.
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