EmployABILITY Business Grant
EmployABILITY Business Grant California business owners: Grow your business, upgrade your hiring and create job opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Transcript of VideoEmployABILITY Business Grant Part of the Demand Side Employment Initiative (DSEI) from the California Department of Rehabilitation, the EmployABILITY Business Grant offers small- and medium-sized businesses in California the opportunity to grow their businesses and upgrade their hiring. Who can apply? Owners of small- or
Venice Family Clinic Hosts HHS Secretary
VENICE FAMILY CLINIC HOSTS HHS SECRETARY XAVIER BECERRA FOR TOUR AND DISCUSSION OF HEALTH CARE FOR PEOPLE IN NEEDNonprofit Community Health Center Shares How Federal Assistance Helps It Serve Patients Pictured above from left to right: Venice Family Clinic CEO Dr. Mitesh Popat and HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra speak to reporters during Wednesday's media availability. Photo courtesy of Venice Family Clinic. LOS ANGELES –(June 1, 2023)– Venice Family Clinic, a nonprofit community health center that provides
Housing Element Update: Save the Date Adaptive Reuse Webinars this Month
Dear Stakeholder, Last month, LA City Planning introduced the newest Housing Element Rezoning Program work effort, theCitywide Housing Incentive Program, with three public webinars. The webinars introduced the Citywide Housing Incentive Program’ssix core strategiesincluding expanding the Adaptive Reuse program, updating the Affordable Housing Incentive Programs, incentivizing housing on Opportunity Corridors, creating affordable housing opportunities through the Affordable Housing Overlay, facilitating
SoCalGas' 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report
Good afternoon, Today we shared the following news release: SoCalGas Highlights Several Milestones Advancing the Company’s ASPIRE 2045 Sustainability Strategy in 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report. We published our section of our parent company Sempra’s 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting our dedication towards advancing the clean energy transition, environmental benefits, social equity, as well as the safety and well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. The
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL APPLICATIONS OPEN
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL APPLICATIONS OPEN: Applications for our 2023-2024 Youth Advisory Council are now open, and I encourage all high school students interested in policy, government, or public service to apply! This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to meet with their peers and discuss solutions to the most pressing issues facing the next generation. Our district is home to so many bright young people, and I look forward to welcoming a new group of them to the Youth Advisory Council soon.
Gas assistance fund, grants still available
Grants of Up to $500 Still Available to Help Customers Pay Gas Bill Gas Assistance Fund has distributed over $2 million dollars, helping over 10,000 families. Approximately $3 million dollars remain to support eligible residential customers pay for their natural gas.LOS ANGELES – May 24, 2023 – Today SoCalGas announced that approximately $3 million dollars of the committed $6 million is still available in the company’s Gas Assistance Fund to support eligible customers in paying their natural gas bill.
Raising Sons 2 Men Mentoring Program
Safe Place for Youth Cosponsors California Senate Bill 7
The “Homeless Housing Obligation Act” is heading to the Senate Appropriations Committee. It obligates California cities and counties to plan for and provide housing opportunities for their unhoused residents. VENICE, CA — Safe Place for Youth (SPY) is proud to cosponsor California Senate Bill 7 in partnership with Inner City Law Center. This is the first time SPY is co-sponsoring a bill in Sacramento and Thursday it heads to the California Senate Appropriations Committee. This bill would
Venice Family Clinic Provides Tips for LGBTQ+ Teens' Mental Health
VENICE FAMILY CLINIC SHARES TIPS FOR SUPPORTING LGBTQ+ TEENS’ MENTAL HEALTH Pride Month Serves as a Reminder of the Increased Need for Help for LGBTQ+ Teens and Their Families LOS ANGELES –(May 22, 2023)– With Pride Month bringing a renewed focus to the LGBTQ+ community and the complex challenges experienced by people with intersecting identities, Venice Family Clinic’s behavioral health department provided the following tips for supporting the mental health of teens who identify as LGBTQ+. “Studies have
Venice Arts named a 2023 Nonprofit of the Year
Venice Arts is excited to share that Senator Ben Allen has named Venice Arts a 2023 California Nonprofit of The Year! We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition for our 30 years of delivering high impact arts education and creative career development programs to LA County's young people.
Part 1 of Policy Day with CalOSBA
In honor of Small Business Month, we are proud to release this brand new 3-part series, “Policy Day with CalOSBA.” Watch CalOSBA Director Tara Lynn Gray, Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development Director Dee Dee Myers, and other leaders in government as they talk about legislative policies impacting California's small businesses. In this 3-part series, you will get: An overview of GO-Biz policies impacting small businesses An overview of CalOSBA policies California industry legislative
New Youth Summer Camp Program in Venice Beach
Venice Beach Recreation Center is excited to host our NEW SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM for youth 5-12 years old. Our summer camp information is attached. Sign up today, as spots are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.
2023 Evening of Inspiration Emcee and Honorees
Safe Place for Youth’s Evening of Inspiration is just around the corner! This year’s celebration will be hosted at the stunning home of SPY Board Member and CEO of Range Media Partners Peter Micelli, featuring live music, specialty food and drinks, and a silent auction to raise funds for our life-saving programs. We are thrilled to announce our 2023 Evening of Inspiration Emcee and Honorees. We look forward to celebrating their inspiring work to end youth homelessness on Sunday, June 11! Tickets
Veniuce Arts Fundraising for Scholarships to Summer Camp
Bring Summer Fun to Young Photographers, Filmmakers, + Comic Artists!Give today, and support full scholarships for every young person who comes through our doors.MAKE A DONATION Camp Feature: Filmmaking In Action!In our summer filmmaking workshops, students will immerse themselves in the filmmaking process from pre- to post-production.Some students will learn the basics of filmmaking or improve their technique by recreating scenes from iconic movies, and others will use their learned skills to work
Grand Opening at the West Los Angeles VA
Dear neighbor, This week we celebrated another milestone at the West Los Angeles VA in our ongoing fight to provide housing for all veterans. I was thrilled to deliver remarks at the grand opening of Buildings 205 and 208, two brand-new supportive housing opportunities for unhoused and at-risk veterans and their families. These buildings will provide 120 comfortable and safe units for unhoused veterans. Congressman Lieu delivers remarks at the West LA VA on Tuesday. He was joined by VA Secretary Denis
Reminder to Register: 5th Annual Virtual Beautification Conference
On behalf of the City of Los Angeles Board of Public Works, the Office of Community Beautification and Keep Los Angeles Beautiful, we would like to invite you to the 5th Annual Virtual Beautification Conference held Tuesday, May 23rd at 10:00am. Please join us for an opportunity to network and collaborate on topics focused around beautifying Los Angeles. Key topics will include Littering and Personal Responsibility, Organics LA, and Beautification Opportunities for Los Angeles residents. To register,
Invest in Art, invest in Health.
INVEST INART. INVEST IN HEALTH. Even though our auction on Artsy has ended, our Venice Art Walk Gallery is still open. Through Friday, May 19, visit the gallery to view and purchase artworks as well as murals from our Mural Mash-Up event. You may find your new favorite artist! Proceeds support the Clinic’s ability to provide quality health care and comprehensive services to more than 45,000 people in need every year, regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. VENICE
Plastic Waste Reduction in the City of LA
Plastic Waste Reduction Public Scoping MeetingsThe City is considering the development of a citywide Comprehensive Plastics Reduction Program. We would like to hear your thoughts on the proposed program and how the City of Los Angeles can reduce plastic waste. For more information, please visit our website. Your comments and input will be accepted throughout the scoping period, which ends at 5:00 p.m. PST on May 30, 2023, and may be submitted via three methods:1. Use this online form2.
LA County COVID-19 Updates
Dec 27, 2022 Dear LA County Sector Partners,After January 1, 2023, the County’s Health Officer Order will continue to require that employers within the Los Angeles County Public Health jurisdiction report clusters of 3 or more COVID-19 cases among their employees, workers, or volunteers within a 14 day period to Los Angeles County Public Health at (888) 397-3993 or (213) 240-7821, or online atwww.redcap.link/covidreport. There is no change to the present reporting requirement. Continued reporting of