Our girls got to do fun art projects, yoga, self defense, sports, dance and more while discussing issues they care about, making friends with other girls and program leaders, and learning empowering skills.
The home is to house 100 men, women and their pets temporarily and provide 24 x 7 services to get them permanently housed. The facility will feature modular construction and is expected to be ready June 2019. Outreach Chair Ellen Pace said, "We are looking forward to helping our homeless neighbors get off the streets."
The Bureau of Street Services will be in our area completing small asphalt repairs on potholes April 17, 2019. If you have seen an area that needs attention, please send the address and description of the problem by April 6.
Engage The Vision provides mentoring and positive role models to boys at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School to help them develop courage, respect, teamwork and more.
Empowerment Congress Central Needs You! We are excited to welcome prospective members to run for a seat. Candidates should have a passion for making a difference here. Register to run March 2-April 1.
In partnership with the Bureau of Sanitation, Council District Eight assisted families who were living in Recreational Vehicles (RVs) in the industrial area south of Western and Slauson. The area was cleaned up and RV inhabitants were provided relocation assistance alongside other social services.
Loved this skate jam bringing the community together for fun and exercise. Skaters enjoyed the DJ, music and giveaways.
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In the Central area, the Western corridor near Slauson and Florence received major tree trimming work. Additionally, after a year of arduous work, the Department of Water and Power is finalizing the sewer rehabilitation project located at Slauson Avenue and Van Ness Avenue.
The goal is to identify land use strategies for the Slauson corridor as it spans the old rail right of way that is currently being envisioned for a pedestrian/bicycle path by Metro.