Winter 2024 Youth Conference

The Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment (DONE) is proud to introduce the EmpowerLA Youth Conference, inviting youth from each region throughout the Los Angeles City to participate in a one-day event with various workshops and presentations. The 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference will take place on Saturday January 27, 2024 from 9am-4pm.

Topics include history and purpose of the Neighborhood Council system, Brown Act and Robert’s Rules of Order, as well as Neighborhood Council 101s. The program will also include speeches by city officials or elected officials, perhaps the Mayor. The program is executed in partnership with Departments such as Recreation & Parks and Sanitation. At the conclusion of the conference, attendees will receive resources, including a headshot photo, to encourage their personal civic engagement and leadership in the community.

Youth interested in participating in the 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference must submit an application. Applications will be open from Wednesday, November 8, 2023 to Monday, December 18, 2023.

Submit Your Application to the 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference

The EmpowerLA Youth Conference will offer a variety of workshops, networking opportunities, and resources. Learn more about the day-of activities by reviewing the event schedule.

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