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Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

We're launching a new NC Spotlight series on our blog and in our newsletter to highlight some of the great achievements of Neighborhood Councils and board members across the City! Check out this week's news below from Harbor Gateway North NC and NC Valley Village. If you're interested in submitting your own NC highlights for inclusion, we'd [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:09:23-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Blog, Local Heroes, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Sustainability|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council Spotlight: News from Harbor Gateway North + Valley Village

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

Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Fifth graders from Latona Elementary School were recently awarded with certificates and a pizza wrap party for participating in a Young Storytellers program which introduced them to the fundamentals of screenwriting and storytelling. Young Storytellers is a program that uses one-on-one mentorship to teach low-income students at public schools in Los Angeles, New York, San [...]

By |2018-12-14T14:58:35-07:00December 14th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference, Youth Engagement|Comments Off on Arroyo Seco NC sponsors Young Storytellers Program at Latona Elementary

Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, & MacArthur Park NCs celebrate 15 years

The Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, and MacArthur Park Neighborhood Councils were recently recognized by the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners and EmpowerLA for their 15-year anniversaries. Congratulations to all these NCs for their great work serving their communities! Check out the fun photos below by EmpowerLA's Lilian Kim.     Wilshire Center-Koreatown NC receives a 15th [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:10-07:00August 31st, 2018|Blog, Commission, NC Success Story|Comments Off on Pico-Union, Wilshire Center-Koreatown, & MacArthur Park NCs celebrate 15 years

NC Valley Village Honors LAPD Heroes at National Night Out

NC Valley Village boardmembers and stakeholders celebrated the 35th Annual National Night Out by honoring 3 LAPD officers from North Hollywood Division: Manny Arreygue, Tony Chang, and John Antonioli. Mayor's Office East Valley representative Jaqueline Serrano, 2nd District Councilman Paul Krekorian and Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian were there to present proclamations to the officers being recognized. [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:14-07:00August 17th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story|Comments Off on NC Valley Village Honors LAPD Heroes at National Night Out

DLANC’s Wendell Blassingame Profiled in LA Times for His Homeless Advocacy

Downtown LA Neighborhood Council's Wendell Blassingame was recently profiled in the LA Times for his tireless work helping the homeless on Skid Row. Wendell has made his role as Chair of DLANC's Urban Needs & Resources Committee part of his advocacy efforts, and his committee has organized and implemented projects like DLANC's Skid Row Job [...]

By |2018-06-29T15:08:39-07:00June 29th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on DLANC’s Wendell Blassingame Profiled in LA Times for His Homeless Advocacy

Pico Union NC Supports the Mariachi Corazon de Magnolia!

On May 14, 2018 the Pico-Union Neighborhood Council approved funding to support the Mariachi Corazon de Magnolia. A cultural institution funded in 1995 that since the beginning has been instructing Magnolia Avenue Elementary School students in the heart of Pico-Union. The Mariachi Corazon de Magnolia fosters a place where all people, who appreciate music, are [...]

By |2018-06-01T15:37:37-07:00June 1st, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story|Comments Off on Pico Union NC Supports the Mariachi Corazon de Magnolia!

Neighborhood Council-based Refugee Welcome Program “Welcome, Neighbor” Named LA2050 Grant Finalist

EmpowerLA is proud to partner with nonprofit organization Miry's List on the "Welcome, Neighbor" refugee welcome program. Welcome, Neighbor has just been named a finalist for the LA2050 grant! Click to learn more about Welcome, Neighbor, and to see how you and your Neighborhood Council can get involved.   What is LA2050? LA2050 is a [...]

By |2018-06-11T14:15:52-07:00May 25th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on Neighborhood Council-based Refugee Welcome Program “Welcome, Neighbor” Named LA2050 Grant Finalist

NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals

Harbor City Neighborhood Council got a shoutout from City Councilmember Joe Buscaino for the local utility box mural program that they helped fund with a Neighborhood Purpose Grant. Harbor City NC's Desi Sarcona, who chairs their Outreach/Communications and Beautification Committees, facilitated the creation of this program in the Harbor City area. Sarcona, who was a [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:10:43-07:00May 18th, 2018|Blog, NC Success Story, NCs Making a Difference|Comments Off on NC Success Story – Harbor City NC Utility Box Murals