Click on the links below to find ideas for sustainability projects for your NC's Sustainability or Green Committee, and scroll down for other resources.
Los Angeles City Government Resources
Useful pages about how the city works, for everyone from busy residents to activists and policy wonks:
- myla311.lacity.org (and the MyLA311 phone apps) - report problems & access city services
- neighborhoodinfo.lacity.org - look up your representatives, city bureaus, and more by address
- UCLA Library's local government page - excellent guide to city and county government
- empowerla.org - official Neighborhood Council hub (see e.g. their guide to filing Community Impact Statements)
- Dan Kegel's index of Council Files and Community Impact Statements (see e.g. what issues your NC has weighed in on!)
NCSA Green Teams Forum - Resources (March 12, 2016)
Thank you to our forum speakers and partner organizations:
Speakers: Rafael Chagoya (Boyle Heights NC); Andy Shrader, City Council District 5; Green Teams Panel: Sherri Akers (Mar Vista), Lisa Cahan Davis (Studio City), Charles Miller (Palms), Josh Pagat (Mid-City West)
Participating organizations: Citizens for Los Angeles Wildlife, Global Green / Energy Upgrade California, Environment California, Food & Water Watch, and #OurParks.
Project ideas for NC Green Teams: See above.
DWP reform: dwpreform.lacity.org
DWP reform: Summary of Mayor-Fuentes-Controller comments on DWP reform, prepared for 03.12.16 NCSA Forum
And please visit our Advocacy page for related opportunities.
NCSA Climate Action Forum - Resources: (December 5, 2015)
The Framework for Regional Climate Action and Sustainability
Los Angeles Climate Action Report: Updated 1990 Baseline and 2013 Emissions Inventory Summary
Cap and Trade Funding Fact Sheet
Drilling Down: The Community Consequences of Expanded Oil Development in L.A.
GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles helps eligible low-income homeowners save money on their electricity bills by installing solar electric systems at no cost
Mid City West Bicycle Friendly Street Proposal
Climate Forum Participating Organizations and Resources Handout