Ron Finley. Staying Active

Ron Finley. Staying Active Last year The Neighborhood News spoke with community activist Ron Finley, co-founder of LA Green Grounds and urban gardener extraordinaire. At the time, Finley was fighting the city of LA, which had written him a citation for planting an edible garden in the parkway in front of his house off…

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Minimizing Conflict in Community Groups

Minimizing Conflict in Community GroupsConcern: Whether it’s in my neighborhood’s association in Wellington Square, or a concern being addressed by MINC (Mid City Neighborhood Council), there are challenges to hearing differences of opinion. How do you keep people engaged and the process moving forward without collapsing into argument sessions? Getting bogged down in fights…

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Leaders, Activists and Community Groups

Leaders, Activists and Community Groups                 {jcomments off}Neighborhood Councils, Block Clubs and Associations. Concerns, Ideas, Opinions, Thoughts and Solutions In my outreach to the Mid-City and West Adams neighborhoods, I have encountered a healthy variety of vibrant neighborhood block clubs, associations and assorted Neighborhood Councils.These groups are led…

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Established in August of 2008 by writerartist Dianne V. Lawrence, The Neighborhood News covers the events, people, history, politics and historic architecture of communities throughout the Mid-City and West Adams area in Los Angeles Council District 10.

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