Upcoming Events
(1st) July 2016 - September 2016
(1)Town Hall with
Councilmember Harris-Dawson
(Pending Board's Approval)

(2nd) October 2016 - December 2016

(3rd) January 2017 - March 2017

(4th)  April 2017 - June 2017



Planning Meetings 1st Thursday

 August 4, 2016
 September 1, 2016
October 6, 2016
November 3, 2016
December 1, 2016

Regular Meetings 4th Monday 

August 22, 2016
September 26, 2016
October 24, 2016
November 28, 2016
December 26, 2016

EmpowerLA is a service of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. Since its establishment in 1999, the Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment has grown into the nation’s largest and most innovative initiative in civic engagement and citizen-based government.

Our Mission

Empowerment Congress Central Area Neighborhood Development Council

Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center

8475 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90044

(323) 789-1449 Office
Certified March 23, 2003


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"We Are Rooted In The Community." 

Standing Committees Meetings
A. Executive
B. Budget & Finance
C. Bylaw
D. Education
E. Planning and Redevelopment
F.  Public Safety
G. Workforce/Econonic
H. Transportation& Public Works
I.  Outreach
J. Planning & Events 


.Request City Services


311 is the City’s service that links residents to City Hall to report issues, beautify their community and to stay connected with local government.

There are 14 different type of service requests which include illegal dumping, street repairs, pothole repairs, graffiti removal, tree trimming, street light repairs, street resurfacing and sidewalk repairs.

First Step – Use 311

You can submit requests to 311 in the following ways:

Submit photos directly through the MYLA311 app, which is free to download on Androids and iPhones.
Dial 311 to submit your requests by phone.
Email your request to 311@lacity.org.
Visit the 311 website and submit your requests online.

Second Step – Still No Help?

Contact our Neighborhood Council Office and our Area Representatives for Area 1,, Area 2, Area 3 will be happy to look further into your request.

8475 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Phone: (323) 749-1449


South LA Animal Services Community Room 

1850 w. 60th street Los Angeles, CA 90047