CityWatch, the online news portal, has launched a Neighborhood Council page in partnership with the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment a.k.a. EmpowerLA to support the 2016 Neighborhood Council election outreach. CityWatch is published to encourage grassroots civic engagement through information, ideas and perspective. Editor and co-founder, Ken Draper, was involved in the creation of the Neighborhood […]
Originally posted at http://citywatchla.com/8box-left/9995-neighborhood-council-elections-are-around-the-corner-here-s-why-you-should-run. Written by Tim Deegan. Why do neighborhood councils matter and why should you run for a board seat on your NC? At their best, and some excel at this, they serve as local political organizations that are empowered to monitor the critical issues in their communities such as land use and development, transportation […]
Kevin Taylor from Empower LA held an Election Mixer for Region 2 Neighborhood Councils. The event was hosted by Tommy Gelinas at the “Valley Relics Museum” in Chatsworth. Enjoy the video.
If you wish to promote your community, the opportunities are endless. The Candidate Filing Period began December 16, 2013 and ends January 15, 2014. The easiest way to file as a candidate is online. Here’s how: Go to http://empowerla.org/nenc/northridge-east-nc-2014-election/ Click on File Online tab in the right-hand column Fill out the online form and click Submit. We look forward to seeing as […]
On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, LA’s City Council voted unanimously to approve CF 12-1682, changing the name and definition of the Factual Basis Stakeholder to Community Interest Stakeholder, defined as those who have a “substantial and ongoing participation within the Neighborhood Council’s boundaries.” The ordinance now goes to the Mayor for his signature and then must […]