LANCC - April 7th       Election Plan      Outreach Plan    Leadership Academy        Open House   EmpowerLA Website
Election Plan           BackgroundCity Council - City Attorney - ordinance moving elections from City Clerk to Department ...
Election Plan       City Clerk SurveyOn February 10, 2012, the City Clerk released the results of their survey for Neighbo...
Election Plan      Collaborative ProcessThe Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition’s Election Task Force recommended:N...
Election Plan             ProposalThe Department proposes to hold elections from August to November of 2012.There will be ...
Election Plan                DetailsVote by Mail - offered as an extra to NCs who will pay for the serviceWrite-in Candida...
Election Plan              Next StepsThe Department has begun to prepare the election structureNeighborhood Councils must ...
Election Plan  Neighborhood Councils                 Review bylaws - last call for adjustment                 Board action...
Election Plan              DepartmentElection Report (Council File No. 11-1912) has been submitted to the City CouncilElec...
Election Plan            CommissionBoard of Neighborhood Commissioners meets twice monthly,     1st Tuesday at 6pm (in the...
Election Plan             City CouncilCity Council’s Education & Neighborhoods CommitteeMeets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday...
Outreach Plan              Citywide Elections are a neighborhood council’s most important outreach event Elections are a b...
Outreach Plan       Citywide Outreach                                        Citywide Campaign                            ...
Outreach Plan     NC Outreach Survey Digital Media Website Twitter Facebook YouTube Database of Stakeholders Email (Consta...
Outreach Plan     NC Outreach MOU Goals - Candidates:                            Goals - Voters:                Outreach B...
Leadership Academy Empower Yourself             Personal growth sessions such as:Powerful Public Presentations * Get Conne...
Leadership AcademyEmpower Your Community             Community Growth sessions such as:          Successful Advocacy * Get...
Leadership Academy  Empower LA       General Manager’s Roundtable BH Kim and a rotating cast of City Leaders
Leadership Academy       Schedule                           April   - 5 sessions Sat    14th      Region 1              No...
Open House             On Monday, April 30, 2012                 from 5pm to 9pm      Department of Neighborhood Empowerme...
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EmpowerLA - April 2012 - LANCC Election Kickoff

  1. 1. LANCC - April 7th Election Plan Outreach Plan Leadership Academy Open House EmpowerLA Website
  2. 2. Election Plan BackgroundCity Council - City Attorney - ordinance moving elections from City Clerk to Department ofNeighborhood Empowerment for 2012City Council - Department of Neighborhood Empowerment - report on electionsThe Department$120,000 - has requested $639,964 for 2012 electionsAt least eight-five (85) Neighborhood Councils have Board seats up for elections in 2012Four (4) Neighborhood Councils are not up for elections until 2014Six (6) Neighborhood Councils are considering selection process instead of an election
  3. 3. Election Plan City Clerk SurveyOn February 10, 2012, the City Clerk released the results of their survey for Neighborhood CouncilElection Alternatives. In it, sixty-two (62) of the ninety-five (95) Neighborhood Councils respondedwith the following feedback:À 53% of the Neighborhood Councils are not willing to postpone the2012 elections2 Two-thirds of the Neighborhood Councils that opposed postponing, also oppose the elections wouldnot use a town hall style selection processt 76% of those Neighborhood Councils that want to holdnon-City Clerk elections prior to 2014 would contribute a limited amount of funds toward the costof the election and 21% would cover the full cost
  4. 4. Election Plan Collaborative ProcessThe Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition’s Election Task Force recommended:Neighborhood Councils will take control of the elections and will work together in regionsNeighborhood Council elections or selections should be monitored or overseen by a trained,independent third partyCity Council will allocate $650,000 to the Department for the election processElections will have pollwatchers and arbiters hired and paid for by the Department
  5. 5. Election Plan ProposalThe Department proposes to hold elections from August to November of 2012.There will be twelve(12) regions, working together to maximize outreachElections will be conducted by Independent Election Administrators Streamline Election ProceduresProcess – Defaults take effect if NCs fail to actStreamlined Election Timeline -sixty (60) days instead of ninety (90)
  6. 6. Election Plan DetailsVote by Mail - offered as an extra to NCs who will pay for the serviceWrite-in Candidates – write-in candidates will not be allowed in this election cycle. Back OfficeSupport – needed to help support the administrative functionsOutreach Support – The Department will be conducting a citywide outreach campaign Arbitrators forChallenges – TheDepartment will set up a challenge systemCollaboration with Neighborhood Councils – key in the success of the electionsThe Department is currently preparing an election manual
  7. 7. Election Plan Next StepsThe Department has begun to prepare the election structureNeighborhood Councils must begin election preparations nowThe Department has prepared a budget proposal for Neighborhood Council electionsThe Ordinance must be changedThe Funding must be provided
  8. 8. Election Plan Neighborhood Councils Review bylaws - last call for adjustment Board action choosing Election or Selection Board action encumbering Outreach Funds Establish Elections Committee and Chair Establish Outreach Committee and Chair Identify Region and Date - start working
  9. 9. Election Plan DepartmentElection Report (Council File No. 11-1912) has been submitted to the City CouncilElection Report has been released to the community for feedbackElection Plan is being developed and refined (Citywide elements and Regional elements)Election Outreach Plan is being developed and refined (Citywide and Regional)EmpowerLA Leadership Academy is under way with tools that support electionsEmpowerLA Website update - Elections, Congress, Funding, Academy, Best Practices
  10. 10. Election Plan CommissionBoard of Neighborhood Commissioners meets twice monthly, 1st Tuesday at 6pm (in the community) and 3rd Monday at 1pm (in City Hall) Motion regarding “opt-out” is dead Motion calling for Citywide Outreach Plan is pending Motion calling for Outreach Policy is pending
  11. 11. Election Plan City CouncilCity Council’s Education & Neighborhoods CommitteeMeets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at 1pm, next meeting is on April 18, 2012Committee must pass the enabling ordinance and forward to CouncilCouncil must approve the operating budget, proposed at $639,964Budget due from Mayor on April 20th
  12. 12. Outreach Plan Citywide Elections are a neighborhood council’s most important outreach event Elections are a beginning, not an end, and this is a great opportunity to connect with the City Charter mandate: “To promote more citizen participation in government and make government more responsive to local needs” Los Angeles City Charter, Article IX
  13. 13. Outreach Plan Citywide Outreach Citywide Campaign Empower LA Leadership Academy Empower LA Website LA Street Furniture - Kiosk Posters - LA Street Banners - LADOT/DASH Headliners (internal posters) - METRO - Headliners (internal posters) - Neighborhood WiFi - sponsored - Computer Access/Training - SmartPhone App - Gov Outreach or City Sourced - EZ-Up - Tents/Table Covers - Brochure - Company - Indoor/Outdoor Horizontal Banners - Indoor Vertical Banner Displays - Button Machines - Buttons - Mailing House - Newsletters to Postcards - Printer - Posters/Flyers/Brochures/Door Hangers - Door Hangers - Sign Spinners
  14. 14. Outreach Plan NC Outreach Survey Digital Media Website Twitter Facebook YouTube Database of Stakeholders Email (Constant Contact/Mail Chimp/Vertical Horizon) Campaign Email newsletter template: Print Materials Print newsletter template Brochure template Flyer template Busines Cards Letterhead: Calendar: Online Community Bulletin Board Partners: CPAB Homeowners and Residential Associations Chambers of Commerce Library Local Parent/Teacher Associations Cultural Organizations/Community Theatre Churches/Synagogues Social Services/Food Banks Historical Associations Media: Press Release Template Contacts - Citywide Print/Radio/TV/Blogs Contacts - Local Print Local Blogs Misc: Street Banners Street Furniture A-Frames Bulletin Boards
  15. 15. Outreach Plan NC Outreach MOU Goals - Candidates: Goals - Voters: Outreach Budget: Election Announcement - Call for Candidates: Street Banners - A-Frames - Digital Campaign - Print Campaign: Direct Mail Campaign - Regional Campaign - Partner Campaign - Media Campaign:
  16. 16. Leadership Academy Empower Yourself Personal growth sessions such as:Powerful Public Presentations * Get Connected - Social Media Planning that Works * Getting Heard in City Hall The Power of Diversity * Getting Along with Difficult People Peaceful Environments * NCs - Behind the Curtain Discovering Your Story * Parliamentary Procedure Urban Homesteading * Community Time Banks
  17. 17. Leadership AcademyEmpower Your Community Community Growth sessions such as: Successful Advocacy * Getting Better Press Connecting with Partners * Grassroots Organizing Election Outreach 2012 * The Rule of 3 Wordpress Website * eMail Campaigns Print Campaigns * Newsletter Strategies
  18. 18. Leadership Academy Empower LA General Manager’s Roundtable BH Kim and a rotating cast of City Leaders
  19. 19. Leadership Academy Schedule April - 5 sessions Sat 14th Region 1 North Valley 8:00 - 12:15 - McGroarty Thurs 19th Region 12 Harbor 6:00 - 9:00 - HGNNC Thurs 26th Region 1 North Valley6:00 - 9:00 - Sun Valley Poly Tech Sat 28th Region 12 Harbor 8:00 - 12:15 - Peck Park Mon 30th Open House All-City 6:00 - 9:00 - City Hall
  20. 20. Open House On Monday, April 30, 2012 from 5pm to 9pm Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Open House - City Hall 20th Floor Tours and Networking - 5:00 pm Dinner - 6:00 pm Welcome - BH Kim and Officials - 6:30 pm “Advocacy, Outreach, Elections” Workshop - 7:00 pm Q & A and Dessert Mixer - 8:00 pm
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