EMPOWER LA’s presentation will be made to the City Council’s Health, Education, Neighborhoods, Parks, Arts, and River Committee (HENPAR). LACityClerk will also be on hand to discuss how they plan to administer these elections, which will be the first NC elections to take place via Vote By Mail. Info on how to join this virtual meeting will be on the October 22nd HENPAR meeting agenda. If you’ve not yet done so, subscribe to that Committee’s agendas here, and a copy will be emailed to you before the meeting:
For more info, please also visit the City Council File for the 2021 Vote-By-Mail Elections, which is City Council File 20-0963, located here: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm…
The LA Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund is open to micro-entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits located in Los Angeles County that meets the criteria – Link
Click here to see the listing of Desaster Help Center resources – Click
With so many families counting on their children getting two subsidized meals each weekday, Free Meals at 60 Grab & Go Food Centers will be provided by Los Angeles Unified in partnership with the Red Cross during the temporary closure of schools.
Our 60 Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed: weekdays from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
West Adams local Center is located at:
Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School, 3537 Farmdale Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90016
For more LAUSD information in response to the coronavirus: https://achieve.lausd.net/resources
Neighboring New Los Angeles Charter Middle School is serving free meals to #any student who walks through our doors from 11:30 am-1:30 pm, M-F, 1919 S. Burnside Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90016. https://www.newlamiddle.org/
Any child under 18 can receive a free meal. The child does not need to be present, parent/guardian may pick up. The child does not need to attend New LA. Please come eat!
Cualquier niño menor de 18 años puede recibir una comida gratis. No es necesario que el niño esté presente, el padre / tutor puede recogerlo. El niño no necesita asistir a New LA. ¡Ven a comer!
Due to the meeting agenda not properly showing on the Meeting page today - it is temporarily being posted in this location until the problem is resolved.
Moving Forward working to feed folks in the West Adams community! This is one of the new fresh produce services we are partnering with to make sure our community does not go without food during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine. The West Adams Neighborhood Council will be working with Feed Folks - who have created a web page just for us to take orders for vulnerable families, seniors, and first responders, as well as all donations that will help feed those in need!
It all works together to keep our neighbors healthy and keep our farmers growing fresh food!
Check our #FeedFolks - WestAdams site and start ordering today!
#FreeFreshProduce for all those that qualify!!!
Food is delivered every #Sunday - Looking for volunteers to help with the deliveries - more details are on the website!
Please reach out with any questions by email to - email@example.com
Good Neighbors has been a cornerstone of USC's community engagement for over 25 years. Now, more than ever, our neighborhood nonprofits and schools are on the front line providing essential human services during this crisis while also experiencing significant financial challenges. We are pleased to announce the Good Neighbors grant application is being re-opened and will provide $1.3 million in critical Covid-19 non-profit support funding to serve our most vulnerable neighbors.
Grant application deadline is Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (PST).
Click HERE to access the online grant application.
Zoom information session will be held on Tuesday, April 21 from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (PST).
Please click here to register for the information session.
About the USC Good Neighbors Grant Program
The mission of USC Good Neighbors is to support collaborative efforts that serve the neighborhoods surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses. Proposed grant programs must meet one or more university-community funding priorities:
- Food access
- Mental health
- Public safety
- Services for unhoused individuals
- Small business development
- Workforce training
COLLEGE & COVID: WHAT HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS NEED TO KNOW NOW
Wednesday, April 22
6:00 - 7:30 PM
To Register (Click Here)
Talk to admissions experts from USC and learn how to get into the college of your choice in the year of COVID-19.
TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:
- College Admissions
- Financial Aid
- Decision Timelines
- Admissions Testing
- Student Life
TIME-SENSITIVE: U.S. CHAMBER'S SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FUND OPENS MONDAY AT 12:00 P.M. PT
The Save Small Business Fund, a grantmaking initiative by the US Chamber Foundation and funded by contributions from corporate and philanthropic partners, is providing $5,000 in short-term relief to employers across the United States. These one-time supplemental cash grants of $5,000 will be awarded weekly, but you need only apply once. All you need to apply is your W-9.
- Businesses must have between three and 20 employees
- Operate in an economically vulnerable community (bottom 80% of zip codes in the country).
- Have been harmed financially by the COVID-19 pandemic
The grant application will go live on Monday, April 20 at 12:00 PM PT / I:00 PM MT / 9:00 AM Hawaii. To learn more about the Save Small Business Fund and to apply for a grant, visit www.savesmallbusiness.com.
In keeping with Mayor Garcetti’s directive issued, entitled COVID-19 City Guidelines, all Neighborhood Council (NC) Board, Committee, Alliance, and Liaison meetings, as well as all other NC-related events – are suspended up to and including March 31, 2020.
News & Information
- Special Public Safety Meeting 8.6.20 @5:30PM
- COVID-19 NEWS
- FEED FOLKS – WEST ADAMS
- 2020 USC GOOD NEIGHBORS COVID-19 GRANT
- Affordable Housing – Accepting Applications
- LA Urban League: WEBINAR COLLEGE & COVID 4/22
- TIME-SENSITIVE: U.S. CHAMBER’S SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FUND
- EMERGENCY SENIOR MEALS RESPONSE
- Mayor Eric Garcetti announced – Emergency Senior Meals Response Program
- COVID-19 DATA: Daily data summary
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