Early Childhood Education Working Group
Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Early Childhood Education Working Group

Please save the date for our next Early Childhood Education Task Force meeting!

Parking is located on Catalina St. in the lot behind the building. Please share this invitation with staff and colleagues interested in being involved. Previous attendance is not necessary.

If you have any questions, contact Tessa Di Mantova at tessa.dimantova@lacity.org. 

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Economic Activity Working Group
Jul
12
2:00 PM14:00

Economic Activity Working Group

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Please join us for our next Economic Activity Working Group meeting! 
 

Please meet our speaker! 

Miranda Rodriguez
Assistant Program Officer, LISC - Los Angeles
Co-Chair of SLATE-Z Economic Activity Work Group

Miranda supports LA LISC’s comprehensive housing policy and preservation initiatives including the intersection of health and green development and commercial corridor development including place making and place keeping strategies. Prior to LISC, she served as Place-making Manager for River LA, where she assisted with the delivery, sourcing, and funding of River LA’s project pipeline.

She is a native Angeleno and holds a Bachelor's Degree from Lewis and Clark College. As a lover of cities, she's interested in innovative community preservation initiatives and public space agendas for changing neighborhoods across America.
 

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Join us for Upcoming LA Promise Zone Partner Training!
Jul
11
10:00 AM10:00

Join us for Upcoming LA Promise Zone Partner Training!

Breakfast will be provided. 

Schedule
10:00am - 11:30am - One Degree Training
Facilitated by our Communications VISTA Tessa Di Mantova participants will learn about the online resource tool One Degree, which can allow users to learn more about the Los Angeles community, our LA Promise Zone Partners and the services they provide. 

11:30am - 12:00pm - Neighborhood Data for Social Change Platform
Managing Director Caroline Bhalla will discuss USC's Sol Price Center for Social Innovation's new  Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) Platform. This is user-friendly digital tool that compiles and organizes neighborhood level data from a number of sources in order to analyze and disseminate findings to decision makers and the general public.

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch
There is a cafeteria on the second floor with a variety of food options.

1:00pm - 3:00pm - Grant Alignment Training
LA Promise Zone Community Liaison Erich Yost will lead a grant alignment workshop to discuss how to partner and align resources with LA Promise Zone partners when applying for grants to build successful grant applications. 
 

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Soy Bilingüe Festival
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Soy Bilingüe Festival

The components of this event are designed to raise awareness on the benefits of speaking more than one language, to celebrate being bilingual, and to address NEW Academy’s commitment to prepare students with the global skills they need for success in the 21st century global economy. 

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Building Assets Conference: The Future without Poverty Includes Building Assets Today
Apr
2
5:00 PM17:00

Building Assets Conference: The Future without Poverty Includes Building Assets Today

Conference attendees will be hearing from practitioners and experts who are tackling the opportunities, barriers, and innovations in the asset building field. As you know, understanding the intersections of wealth presents several opportunities for funders and service providers to invest in cross-sector programs and partnerships that advance equitable development in low to moderate income communities.

Keynote Speaker:

Thomas Shapiro, Professor of Law and Social Policy at Brandeis University and Author of must read book, Toxic Inequality: How America's Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future.



See here for the full conference agenda. 

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LISC & MercyCorps Lunch & Learn
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

LISC & MercyCorps Lunch & Learn

LA LISC has invited MercyCorps to speak about their Community Investment Trust (CIT) program on April 3, 2018. CIT addresses the intractable household financial challenges of asset poverty, personal financial inaction and the inaccessibility of financial products, and the long-standing community economic development challenges of financial inclusion, equitable development and inclusive growth. 

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