Monday, May 2, 2011

LANI's 9th Annual Community Forum on May 19, 2011

Register now for the 2011 Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI) 9th Annual Community Forum to learn how to revitalize your neighborhood from industry experts. The forum will be held on Thursday, May 19th, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at the USC Davidson Conference Center, 3415 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90089.  Wendy Greuel, City Controller, will start the event with a welcome address to be followed by the keynote speaker, Michael LoGrande, City's Planning Director.  

Also, Paul Racs, Director of the Office of Community Beautification (OCB), will be speaking at the event. He will discuss OCB's programs and how volunteers can be a part of the beautification effort that is occurring throughout Los Angeles.

Topics to be discussed at the forum include:
  • ALL EYES ON THE BLOCK: Putting "Neighborhood Watch" to Work
  • HOW DO I GET THERE?: Making the Multi-Modal System Work for You
  • IF YOU PLANT IT, THEY WILL COME: Native Plants that Attract Wildlife
  • TAKE OUT THE TRASH: Combating Illegal Dumping in Your Neighborhood
  • BIKE ON!: The Next Cycle of the Bicycle Revolution
  • MAKING IT WORK: Case Studies of Neighborhood Success
  • SHOW ME!: An Interactive Neighborhood Design Workshop
  • THE TOMATOES NEXT DOOR: Community Gardening in Your Neighborhood
More information to this FREE workshop is provided on the brochure.  Go to to RSVP for this event.