WEST HOLLYWOOD — To commemorate his life and work, the 2020 City of West Hollywood Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event will take place on Monday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at West Hollywood Elementary School, at 970 N. Hammond Street.
Volunteers are needed to help perform various landscaping, clean-up, painting, and other beautifying tasks at the school. All tasks involve physical labor and volunteers are expected to be available to work a six-hour shift.
Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age to take part and participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt and lunch. Space is limited and advanced registration is required to volunteer.
As part of this year’s MLK, Jr. Day of Service, local volunteers will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Jewish Family Service’s SOVA Food and Community Resource Program, as well as collecting donations of new and used clothing and shoes for the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Youth Center on Highland.
Donations will be collected curbside at West Hollywood Elementary School. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day federal holiday as a National Day of Service. Each year, the City of West Hollywood participates in this call to action.
Community partners for this year’s event include Friends of West Hollywood Elementary, West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Anawalt Lumber.
For more information about the 2020 City of West Hollywood Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event, or to register as a volunteer, please call (323) 848-6885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Advocacy Training Project: How to Write an Op-Ed – Mar 8
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood has been offering advocacy training for residents. In March, the focus in writing an op-ed.
An op-ed, short for “opposite the editorial page”, is a written prose piece typically published by a newspaper or magazine which expresses the opinion of an author usually not affiliated with the publication’s editorial board.
Sponsored by the City of West Hollywood, the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles’ (NCJW/LA) Advocacy Training Project presents ‘How to Write an Op-Ed,’ an expert-led workshop that will teach participants how to craft an impactful and memorable op-ed and how to get published.
The free workshop will be facilitated by Tom Zoellner, Chapman University Professor, journalist, and best-selling author, who will share his expertise on the purpose of an Op-Ed and how to write one.
Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2 p.m. at NCJW/LA, located at 543 N. Fairfax Avenue
Admission is FREE
For details, contact NCJW/LA at (323) 852-8508.
LA Neighborhood Council to Host Primary Election Candidate Forum – Feb 16
LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, February 16th, the Neighborhood Councils of LA City Council District 4 will host a candidate forum in advance of the upcoming March 3 primary election. KPCC Senior Political Correspondent Libby Denkmann will moderate.
Sunday, February 16, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
John Marshall High School
3939 Tracy Street, Los Angeles 90027
Make your voice heard by asking “20 Questions for 2020”: Submit your questions here
This event is from the Los Feliz, Hollywood United, Bel Air – Beverly Crest, Central Hollywood, Greater Toluca Lake, Greater Wilshire, and Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Councils.
Additional support provided by John Marshall High School, the League of Women Voters Los Angeles, and the Los Feliz Improvement Association.
The event is free to attend, but registration is recommended. To register for the event, go to Eventbrite.
City of WeHo Hosts Community Conversation on Housing – Feb 19
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood cares deeply about the housing needs of its residents.
Since 2012, the City has been hosting “Community Conversations on Housing” to engage with residents, renters, property owners, and others about the City’s housing policies and programs.
The last event was on Wednesday, February 5 at the West Hollywood Library Community Meeting Room, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard
The next will be Wednesday, February 19 at 7 p.m. at the West Hollywood Community Center at Plummer Park, located at 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard.
There will be an opportunity to attend this conversation to learn about the City’s housing policies and programs.
A summary of market trends and review of activities and special studies undertaken in the last year will be presented. Participants have an opportunity to provide input, which will inform activities in the coming year.
The City of West Hollywood’s Rent Stabilization and Housing Division is dedicated to programs that promote “the quality of residential life” — a core value of the City. The City provides a breadth of information and services to tenants, owners, and property managers of residential rental properties, which includes information services and written materials.
For additional information, please visit weho.org/rsh.For more information and to RSVP, please contact Tom Trevor, Administrative Specialist at (323) 848-6472 or at email@example.com. For people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, please call TTY (323) 848-6496.
Beverly Grove Man Charged for COVID Relief Loan Fraud
County Hospitals Receive 300 iPads for Patients to See Family
Processions to Cedars Will Salute Healthcare Workers on National Nurses Day
WeHo Webinar: Loneliness, Isolation, Depression, and Anxiety During Pandemic
Texas & California Wet Markets Show Full Extent of Vile Conditions
White House Gift Shop Selling Coronavirus Commemorative Coins
Joe Exotic Prison Has 2nd Highest ‘Rona Rate
Beverly Hills Votes To Resume Plastic Surgery Despite Coronavirus Pandemic
Anderson Cooper Reveals He’s a Dad, Welcomes New Baby Boy
Madonna: I Have Antibodies … Gonna Breathe in COVID-19 Air
21 Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus at Rock n Roll Ralphs
Residents of Whitley Ave Hold Dance Party From Windows, Balconies
Laurel Canyon Hosts Porch Concerts Amid Stay Home Order
WeHo’s Leslie Jordan Gains 3.5M IG Followers During Quarantine
‘Safer at Home’ Extended to May 15, Face Covers Required in Public
‘Project Runway’ Star Michael Costello Converts Factory to Produce Masks
Lisa Vanderpump Says Two Sides to Coronavirus Impact on Dog Adoptions
Strip Club Forced to Close After Busted by Local News
Extremist Groups Encourage Members to Spread Coronavirus to Police, Jews
LA’s Original Farmers Market – Business Booming During Pandemic
This Just In…
- Beverly Grove Man Charged for COVID Relief Loan Fraud
- County Hospitals Receive 300 iPads for Patients to See Family
- Processions to Cedars Will Salute Healthcare Workers on National Nurses Day
- WeHo Webinar: Loneliness, Isolation, Depression, and Anxiety During Pandemic
- Texas & California Wet Markets Show Full Extent of Vile Conditions
- White House Gift Shop Selling Coronavirus Commemorative Coins
- Joe Exotic Prison Has 2nd Highest ‘Rona Rate