Calling all aspiring leaders – applications for the 2024 EmpowerLA Youth Conference are now open! The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment is looking for 50 young people from across Los Angeles to participate in a day-long event focused on civic engagement, local government, and community impact. Spend the day at Los Angeles City Hall learning from leaders across the city about the Neighborhood Council system, how local government works, and the vital role you can play in shaping the future of your community. Taking place on Saturday, January 27, 2024, conference attendees will learn about the history and purpose of Neighborhood Councils, gain a deeper understanding of the laws and policies that govern neighborhood councils, hear from leaders in the City of Los Angeles, and more! Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants. Don’t wait – applications close Monday, December 18, 2023. Learn more and apply: https://empowerla.org/civicyouth/.
The HGNNC Board will be appointing members to the Standing Committees and Community Impact Statement filers on Tuesday, July 11 during the next Board meeting.
To indicate your interest in being appointed, send an email with the Committee(s) you are interested in to email@example.com by Friday, July 7. Please be prepared to be present at the Tues. July 11 Board meeting to give a one-minute presentation on your interest/relevant background for the Committee position(s).
Committees shall have no more than nine members, with at least two of those members being Board members. No more than four Board members can be appointed to any one Committee. Non-Board members shall be HGNNC stakeholders.
Community Interest Filers must be Board members.
Bylaws – review/update the HGNNC Bylaws and Standing Rules for presentation to the full Board and further review by the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment.
Executive – Is composed of the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer and meets to review overall goals and plans of the Neighborhood Council
Finance – helps to create the fiscal year budget and update it, reviews monthly expenditures, and reviews and recommends approval of Neighborhood Purposes Grants and proposed events to the full Board.
Homeless Issues – assesses the current homeless situation in the HGNNC, hears from service providers, and recommends resources/solutions
Outreach/Communications – plans HGNNC outreach events and various methods of publicity for events and the Neighborhood Council in general, including website and social media
Planning and Land Use – reviews proposed development projects which require additional City hearings/approvals that are located within the HGNNC, evaluates Citywide planning and land use policies and statewide policies which will impact planning and land use, including Community Plan updates, and provides recommendations to the full Board. May meet monthly. Each member must complete a two-hour training to be eligible to vote.
Public Safety/Emergency Preparedness – discusses LAPD services, preparedness for major emergencies, and traffic issues relating to vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians, and street calming measures
Youth Issues – discusses issues related to those under 18 years of age living in or going to school within the HGNNC boundaries, works on developing close relationships with schools and other youth services within the HGNNC, and recommends youth-related projects and initiatives to the full Board
Submit your entry by June 17th. Art contest open to all students.
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We are launching our committees this week and we invite you to join us. Check our calendar for meeting details.
The Angeleno Connectivity Trust (ACT) Program provides hotspots for K-12 foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, with a disability or at risk of dropping out/have dropped out due to lack of connectivity.
We are looking for a Youth Representative (age 14-17) who lives or works within the Neighborhood Council boundaries and who will represent the needs and interests of youth in our community.
Are you looking for a way to do something meaningful in your community this fall? We have got just the thing! Join a Harbor Gateway North Neighborhood Council Committee and see what we are all about!
HGNNC is looking for a Youth Representative (age 17-21) who lives or works within the Neighborhood Council boundaries.
Please join us on April 13th at 8:30am as the Assemblymember along with Supervisor Hahn, Councilman Joe Buscaino, and Local District Superintendent Romero kick off the 5k run to bring awareness towards Autism.