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Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

Big thanks to everyone who attended our first Homelessness Resource Fair last Saturday! We are so inspired by your energy and your commitment to helping our homeless neighbors get back on their feet, and we appreciate you spending your weekend with us. Thank you also to our presenting sponsors who helped make this happen: LA [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:23-07:00April 26th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Video, Photos & Resources From Our First Homelessness Resource Fair

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

Homelessness Resource Fair April 20: Learn How You Can Help Solve Homelessness in LA

Homelessness in LA is a complex issue. So many people want to help solve homelessness in their communities, and don’t know where to start. Our Homelessness Resource Fair is a starting point where Angelenos can learn how they can start making a difference right away. You'll be able to connect to other local advocates for [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:41-07:00February 15th, 2019|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Homelessness Resource Fair April 20: Learn How You Can Help Solve Homelessness in LA

Share Your Neighborhood Council Story

What hot-topic issues has your Neighborhood Council had an impact on in your community? Share your story with us for a chance to be featured in story pitches to local news outlets interested in covering the 2019 Neighborhood Council elections. Fill out this form to submit your story for consideration: http://bit.ly/NCStoriesSubmission

LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is actively recruiting to fill several vacancies within the agency.  Interested and qualified individuals should apply with a cover letter of interest, current resume and at least three (3) professional references at www.lahsa.org/jobs. Click the name of each job below, to open a printable PDF job description. All positions listed [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:42-07:00January 25th, 2019|Blog, Employment, Homeless Services, Homelessness, Jobs|Comments Off on LA Homeless Services Authority is Hiring

Volunteer for the Homeless Count

Every year, we conduct a census of the homeless population through the Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. The Count helps us better understand homelessness in our region and direct resources where they’re needed most. We need at least 8,000 volunteers to canvas more than 80 cities and 200 communities across LA County. You can now register [...]

By |2018-12-14T14:35:25-07:00December 14th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Volunteer for the Homeless Count

A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative

Mayor Garcetti's temporary homeless housing initiative - called A Bridge Home - has begun rolling out across LA, with the first site already open in the historic city center district near El Pueblo. Many Neighborhood Councils have been fielding questions and concerns from their stakeholders about the impact this program will have on their community. The [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:50-07:00November 1st, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Housing|Comments Off on A Bridge Home: FAQ for LA’s Temporary Homeless Housing Initiative

Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Downtown LA Neighborhood Council board member Wendell Blassingame was recognized by the Los Angeles City Council for his selfless efforts to help his less fortunate neighbors. He has devoted countless hours; his own resources; and even put his own signature on the line to help others with a hand up, not a hand out. He [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:51-07:00October 12th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Local Heroes, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Wendell Blassingame, the DLANC Board Member who truly is an angel in the City of Angels

Join the Los Feliz NC Back to School Drive for homeless LAUSD students (Wed 7/17)

Over 17,000 students within the LAUSD are experiencing homelessness. Join the Los Feliz Neighborhood Council's school supplies drive to help equip homeless students at Thomas Starr King Middle School and John Marshall High School, and get inspired to start your own local drive to assist students in your neighborhood!  The Los Feliz Neighborhood Council and [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:20-07:00July 13th, 2018|Blog, Homelessness, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Join the Los Feliz NC Back to School Drive for homeless LAUSD students (Wed 7/17)

Homelessness Forum Brings Experts to Valley Village

The recent homelessness town hall held by Neighborhood Council Valley Village was attended by over 250 people and collected 125 pairs of shoes for the Shoes for the Homeless program. Read about the event, and check out NCVV's great community engagement idea where they follow up with unanswered stakeholder town hall questions on their website. [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:22-07:00July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Homelessness|Comments Off on Homelessness Forum Brings Experts to Valley Village