OLYMPIC PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL OPNC
Category: Neighborhood Councils
Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 15:52
Written by Dianne Lawrence
Created a brochure in three languages, English, Korean and Spanish, made available at events we attend and sponsor.
And we have reached out and made a difference in the neighborhood through great community events that we have held or participated in: June
- Get Up to Clean Up, Neighborhood Mingle September
- LAPD Wilshire Open House October
- 42nd Annual Korean Festival October
- Community Clean Up at Olympic and Vermont
Serving Thanksgiving Dinner
UNITED NEIGHBORHOODS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL UNNC
- Funding start up Block Clubs
- Our first Public Safety Fair
- Helping support the Jefferson Park Branch Library
- Holding our 2nd Annual Native Plant Seminar
- Movies in the Park
- 10th Annual CD10 Winter Wonderland
- Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Grant
- Street Clean Ups
- 3rd Annual "A Kid's Holiday"
- Taking on the Oil Companies
- Planning & Zoning and Land Use Issues
- $1 Million Funding grant for renovations of Leslie Shaw Park in Jefferson Park
- Tackling Community Impact Statements
P.I.C.O. NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL PICO NC
June - hosted a public forum on the LAPD’s body camera policy.
Early fall - hosted an informational workshop on our Neighborhood Purpose Grant program, a funding opportunity for non-profits active within our Neighborhood Council boundaries.
Co-sponsored numerous events;
- Neighbors United of Faircrest Heights 35th year block party, the Wilshire Community Police Station’s Open House.
- City Council District 10’s Winter Wonderland event. Working with the Enrichment Center, we co-sponsored our own Winter Wonderland festival on Dec. 19th geared towards elementary students and their families in our community. Held at Cochran Baptist Church, the event featured face painting, snow sliding, a photo booth, and game truck, as well as sweet treats.
- Representation at the Taste of Soul festival and Carthay Square’s block party and Third Thursday evenings on Pico Boulevard
- We are in the midst of a P.I.C.O. NC window decal distribution and outreach campaign to local businesses.
- We have also recently begun engaging with our stakeholders regarding the City’s Great Streets program on Pico Blvd. To get more information about your Neighborhood Council go to empowerla.org, click on Neighborhood Councils, then All Councils. scroll to your council (by zip code)