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In Memoriam: Caney Arnold, Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Written by Octaviano Rios, Harbor area Neighborhood Council Advocate, EmpowerLA; photos via Desi Sarcona, Harbor City NC It is with a very heavy heart that we share the sad news of the passing of our beloved Harbor City Neighborhood Council board member and brother, Mr. Caney Arnold. Our sincere condolences to his wife and fellow Harbor City NC board [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:32:54-07:00August 23rd, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, Memorial|Comments Off on In Memoriam: Caney Arnold, Harbor City Neighborhood Council

In Memory of Randy Waller, Westlake North & Westlake South Neighborhood Councils

It saddens us greatly to announce the untimely passing of Randy Waller, a beloved husband, father, and friend. Randy, who lived in the Westlake area for over 30 years, served on both the Westlake North and Westlake South Neighborhood Councils. He was also a longtime member of the Congress of Neighborhoods Planning Committee, where he [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:36-07:00March 29th, 2019|Blog, Memorial|Comments Off on In Memory of Randy Waller, Westlake North & Westlake South Neighborhood Councils

Celebrating the Memory of Zapata-King NC’s Sharon Blackburn

Sharon R. Blackburn - one of the founders of the Zapata-King Neighborhood Council - passed away September 17, 2018. Sharon was a leading light in her community for over 25 years, and was devoted to raising up the marginalized youth and adults of South Central Los Angeles. Besides serving on the ZKNC board and the [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:51-07:00October 10th, 2018|Blog, Memorial|Comments Off on Celebrating the Memory of Zapata-King NC’s Sharon Blackburn

Celebrating the Wonderful Life of Marguerite Davis

Memorial by Grayce Liu The EmpowerLA team is sad to share the news that Marguerite Davis, one of the founding board members of the Mid City Neighborhood Council, passed away on May 16, 2018.  At her service today, her family, community members and City officials remembered the amazing Marguerite and her lifetime of service to her [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:37-07:00May 25th, 2018|Blog, Memorial|Comments Off on Celebrating the Wonderful Life of Marguerite Davis