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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

2020 LA City Budget Proposal Released By Mayor’s Office

Mayor Garcetti announced his 2020 Budget Proposal for the City of LA this past Thursday, which prioritizes investments in improving infrastructure and alleviating homelessness.   LINKS TO 2020 BUDGET DOCUMENTS + WEBSITE Here are links to the Mayor's budget proposal and summary documents, as well as an interactive Open Budget dashboard where you can view [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:24-07:00April 19th, 2019|Blog, Budget, City Hall, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Infrastructure, Mayor / Mayor's Office|Comments Off on 2020 LA City Budget Proposal Released By Mayor’s Office

Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered his 2019 State of the City address on Wednesday, April 17th at Lincoln High School in East Los Angeles. As the site where the Chicano Blowouts of 1968 began - a youth civil rights movement where 22,000 students walked out of LAUSD high schools to protest unequal conditions there - Lincoln High was [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:24-07:00April 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall, LAPD, LAUSD, Mayor / Mayor's Office, Public Safety, uncategorised|Comments Off on Highlights from Mayor Garcetti’s 2019 State of the City Speech

City Councilmember Nury Martinez is First Latina to Serve as President Pro Tempore

Sixth District City Councilmember Nury Martinez has become the first Latina in Los Angeles City Council history to hold the title of Council President Pro Tempore. Councilmember Martinez joins Council President Herb Wesson (CD10) and newly-named Assistant President Pro Tem Joe Buscaino (CD15) to serve as the new leadership team for the City Council. Councilmember [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:43-07:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on City Councilmember Nury Martinez is First Latina to Serve as President Pro Tempore

Rally in the Valley Neighborhood Council Elections Event February 9th

The Neighborhood Councils of the San Fernando Valley are joining forces to throw the 2019 Rally in the Valley on Saturday, February 9th in North Hills! Neighborhood Council elections are happening now - come attend a free workshop on how to run for office, and talk to Valley-area Neighborhood Council members about what their current [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:43-07:00January 18th, 2019|Blog, City Hall, Elections, Neighborhood Councils|Comments Off on Rally in the Valley Neighborhood Council Elections Event February 9th

We hope to see you at Congress of Neighborhoods Tomorrow!

The 2018 Congress of Neighborhoods at Los Angeles City Hall is right around the corner! Over 800 Neighborhood Council leaders from across the City are expected to attend the annual event this Saturday, September 22nd. Everything is *free* if you RSVP, including admission to over 30 workshops, exhibit tables, catered meals; and parking! Classroom space is limited, [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:54-07:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods, Land Use & City Planning|Comments Off on We hope to see you at Congress of Neighborhoods Tomorrow!

Workshop Submissions due July 1 for Congress of Neighborhoods

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the largest Neighborhood Council event of the year. Nearly 900 Neighborhood Council leaders come to City Hall for this day of education and networking, so save the date for this year's NC Congress, happening Saturday September 22nd.   How to submit workshop ideas for the 2018 NC Congress Please submit [...]

By |2018-06-22T13:59:24-07:00June 8th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Workshop Submissions due July 1 for Congress of Neighborhoods

Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Please take our EmpowerLA survey, and help us provide better support for LA’s Neighborhood Councils: http://tiny.cc/NCSurvey2018 The survey also allows you to give personal feedback on the Neighborhood Council system reforms recently proposed by City Councilmember David Ryu, as any comments received will be taken into consideration in our reports back to City Council on [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:33-07:00June 7th, 2018|Administration, Blog, City Hall|Comments Off on Survey: Give Feedback On NC Reform & Tell Us How We Can Better Support Neighborhood Councils

Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

The Congress of Neighborhoods is the largest Neighborhood Council event of the year. Nearly 900 Neighborhood Council leaders come to City Hall for this day of education and networking, which features over 40 workshops on leadership skills and tools to help your community. This year's NC Congress takes place Saturday, September 22nd - attend the [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:36-07:00June 1st, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Congress of Neighborhoods|Comments Off on Help Plan the Congress of Neighborhoods – Planning Committee Meeting June 2nd

City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms

Councilmember David Ryu, Chair of the City Council's Health, Education and Neighborhood Councils Committee submitted proposed reforms for the Neighborhood Council system in City Council today based on feedback he received in a survey he sent out to Neighborhood Council board members. The proposals include: Amending City Charter to change the name of the Department [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:37-07:00May 25th, 2018|Blog, City Hall, Commission, uncategorised|Comments Off on City Council Introduces Proposed Neighborhood Council Reforms