Category Archives: Community town hall

Medical/Recreational Cannabis Forum – Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Medical/Recreational Cannabis Forum

Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental Relations & Neighborhood Committee Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr – Chair Invites you to participate in Panel Discussion on Medical/Recreational Cannabis

Panelist:

Cannabis State Regulators from Washington & Oregon State Regulators

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Time: Starts at 6pm
Where: Los Angeles City Hall (John Ferraro Council Chamber)
200 N. Spring Street, Rm 340
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Medical/Recreational Cannabis Forum – March 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm.

Medical/Recreational Cannabis Forum

Rules, Elections, Intergovernmental Relations & Neighborhood Committee Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr – Chair Invites you to participate in Panel Discussion on Medical/Recreational Cannabis

Panelist:

Cannabis State Regulators from California & Colorado

When: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: Starts at 6pm
Where: Los Angeles Southwest College (Little Theater)
1600 W. Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Next panel discussion March 22, 2017, with Washington & Oregon State Regulators. It will be at the Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers, Room 340, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

You’re Invited: LA River Valley Bikeway Project Community Meetings

Dear Community Member:

The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering invites you to attend the first in a series of community meetings to discuss the LA River Valley Bikeway and Greenway Design Completion Project. During this meeting, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the project and provide input on preliminary design concepts.

The LA River Valley Bikeway and Greenway Design Completion project, currently in the pre-design phase, involves designing and constructing approximately 12.5 miles of new bike path and greenway facilities along the Los Angeles River that will complement and connect to projects that have already been built or are underway. The project area encompasses San Fernando Valley from Vanalden Avenue to Forest Lawn Drive/Zoo Drive.

This first round of community meetings will be held at the following times and locations:

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Encino Community Center,
Women’s Club

4935 Balboa Blvd
Encino, CA 91316
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:30 PM to 8 PM
Monarch Hall, Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
*Parking available in adjacent lot and side streets
Free parking will be provided on the 4th floor of the parking structure located on Ethel Avenue, between Emelita Street and Hatteras Street

Meeting content and format will be identical, so feel free to attend the meeting which best accommodates your schedule. Please join the Bureau of Engineering and representatives from the offices of Councilmembers Paul Krekorian (Council District 2),  Bob Blumenfield (Council District 3), David Ryu (Council District 4), Paul Koretz (Council District 5), and Nury Martinez (Council District 6) as we meet to discuss the preliminary design concepts of this exciting project.

For more information, please contact LAValleyBikepath@gmail.com.

Wilshire Hollywood Town Hall TODAY!!

 

TOMORROW!

Wilshire Hollywood Town Hall

Please join us for the Wilshire Hollywood Community Town Hall Meeting on November 19!

What:  Share Your Experiences Fighting City Hall & Developers

Why:  The Neighborhood Integrity Initiative Will Return Power to Communities

When: Saturday, November 19, 2016; 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: 3rd Street Elementary School Auditorium, 201 S. June St., Hancock Park

If you haven’t already, please RSVP by November 18

Send an email to neighborhoodintegrity@gmail.com

BALLOTCON – Tomorrow

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BALLOTCON

California’s First Statewide Ballot Measure Convention

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Time: 10am – 4:30pm
Where: City Council Chambers, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Parking is free at the garage located under Los Angeles City Hall East, 201 N. Los Angeles Street, Levels P2 and P3. Enter via City Hall’s Main Street Entrance.

Hear sponsors and opponents debate each statewide ballot measure

BallotCon featured moderators are Christina Bellantoni, Los Angeles Times Assistant Managing Editor for Politics, Dan Schnur, Director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC Dornsife College, Jessica Levinson, Professor of Law, Loyola Marymount University, and President of the LA Ethics Commission, Brad Pomerance, Charter Communications California Edition News Anchor, Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy – and many more to be announced.

Valley Glen Neighborhood Association Town Hall – August 16 @ 6:30 pm

VGNA August 2016 Meeting NoticeJoin us August 16th at the VGNA’s Town Hall meeting when we will hear the latest predictions and science about the coming “Big One”. Special guest will be CalTech’s Earthquake Research Affiliates’ manager of earthquake programs Margaret Vinci who will bring a state-of-the-art report of what we can expect and what scientists say.  We’ll get the real scoop on the “Great California ShakeOut” coming up in October.

UPSET ABOUT ILLEGAL FIREWORKS IN VALLEY GLEN?
Make your voice heard! Valley Glen resident and public safety advocate Cheryl Cashman will be speaking on how we can take action on the illegal fireworks issue. We will discuss a Valley-wide petition and a survey to take action. Also joining us will be LAPD Officer Tony Valadez .
VGNA Town Hall  – Tuesday, Aug. 16th 6:30 p.m. CONCORDE COLLEGE 12412 Victory Boulevard, Room 003. Refreshments and parking is free.

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Youth Theatre Forum: Exploring Identity, Religion, and Culture Through Art – June 17 @ 2:00 pm

Youth Theatre Forum: Exploring Identity, Religion, and Culture Through Art

Center Theatre Group is hosting a Youth Theatre Forum: Exploring Identity, Religion, and Culture Through Art taking place on Friday, June 17 in Downtown Los Angeles.

The VNNC encourages the youth to participate on this opportunity!

Friday, June 17, 2016 at 2–10:30pm
Forum at 2pm at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels | 555 W Temple St, L.A., CA 90012
Performance at 8pm at Mark Taper Forum | 135 N Grand Ave, L.A., CA 90012

Who are you, what do you believe, and can art help you talk about it? With Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced playing the Mark Taper Forum, we invite high school students and rising college freshmen to join us on Friday, June 17, to discuss ethnicity and religion, both onstage and in their own lives. Our free Youth Theatre Forum features afternoon workshops and a ticket to Disgraced, a story of what happens when identity, heritage, and passion collide with the American Dream.

Featuring:

  • Workshops on faith and culture, your own identity, and how to create art about it
  • Free dinner
  • A Free ticket to see the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, by Ayad Akhtar, at the Mark Taper Forum at the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

We invite high school students and rising college freshmen to join us to discuss ethnicity and religion, both onstage and in their own lives.

This is a completely free event! RSVP to StudentBody@CenterTheatreGroup.org by Friday, June 10, with your name, school, year in school, and phone number to reserve your spot.

This event is for current high school students and rising college freshmen only.

5th District BOS Candidate Forum (5/14) & Metro Community Meeting (5/16)

Join Us: 5th District BOS Candidate Forum (5/14) & Metro Community Meeting (5/16)

This Saturday, May 14, beginning at 9:30 a.m. with refreshments, we are co-hosting with Los Angeles Universal Preschool, UCLA, Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) and Northridge Chamber of Commerce, a Candidate Forum for the 5th District of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors at CSUN’s Plaza Del Sol Performance Center. Warren Olney of KCRW will moderate the forum, which will include an opportunity for audience questions. The 5th District stretches from Gorman in the north to Alhambra in the south; Val Verde to the west and Lake Los Angeles to the east. This includes, but is not limited to, the communities of Santa Clarita, Granada Hills, Porter Ranch, and portions of Northridge, Chatsworth, and Canoga Park. Please find attached event details, including the list of six candidates confirmed to participate.If you have not already, please RSVP to: eventrsvp@csun.edu.

Additionally, on Monday, May 16, beginning at 6:00 p.m., we will be hosting a community informational meeting with Metro on their long-term plan to ease traffic. Please join us in this discussion and overview of the potential ballot measure that will impact all communities in the greater Los Angeles region. A flyer with parking instructions is attached.

Thank you for your attention. We hope you are able to join us and appreciate you sharing this information with your networks!

Registration Now Open for LANI’s Community Forum!

Registration Now Open for LANI’s Community Forum!

REGISTRATION FOR LANI’S 14TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FORUM IS NOW OPEN

REGISTER NOW!

LANI is the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative. LANI’s 14th Annual Community Forum will offer valuable information, resource sharing and inspiration for individuals committed to rebuilding their neighborhoods one block at a time.

Don’t miss this free event!

To register by phone, please call (213) 627 – 1822 ext. 14
www.lani.org

Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI)
800 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 970

SCAQMD – A Community Conversation on Air Pollution and Health – May 5, Los Angeles

SCAQMD – A Community Conversation on Air Pollution and Health – May 5, Los Angeles

Dear Neighborhood Councils,

The SCAQMD will host a workshop for community members to share their concerns about air pollution in their neighborhoods, and learn about SCAQMD’s services and programs. Below are the workshop details:

Thursday, May 5, 2016
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Holman United Methodist Church
3320 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018

To RSVP:
Email: ejcp@aqmd.gov
Phone: (909) 396-2432
Online:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-community-conversation-on-air-pollution-health-registration-24243861041

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) launched the Environmental Justice Community Partnership in 2015, to strengthen and build upon SCAQMD’s relationships and alliances with community members and organizations. We hope you can attend this event and would appreciate if you could assist with sharing information on this workshop with your community by:

1. Posting event flyer on your website – available in English and Spanish
2. Post event flyer in your facility if it is trafficked by the public – We can deliver copies
3. Distribute flyer electronically to your email list and/or include the information in your electronic newsletter
4. Post information about the event on your Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts

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