Will Your Name Be on the UNNC Ballot? Act Now! Eleven of 23 Governing Board seats on the United Neighborhoods Neighborhood Council (UNNC) are open for a vote. The countdown clock is ticking because the window for you to apply closes on February 6. Are you interested in being part of your local government and wish to make a positive impact in your community’s quality of life? If so— Please do run for office on the UNNC Board -- Candidate Filing Is Now! If you are at least 18 years old and live, work, own property, own a business, go to school, worship, or participate in a nonprofit community organization in the UNNC area, you can be a candidate for election to the UNNC Governing Board. What is UNNC? UNNC is the United Neighborhoods of the Historic Arlington Heights, West Adams and Jefferson Park Communities Neighborhood Council – United Neighborhoods for short. UNNC is your Neighborhood Council - an elected board of 23 people who come from many backgrounds but who all care about the community, representing our neighborhoods to L.A. City Council, agencies, and departments. The UNNC Governing Board helps make decisions about trees, parks and green space; land use; youth and community activities; keeping neighborhoods clean and safe, helping bring beneficial shopping and business services to our area; and maintaining our historic neighborhoods. UNNC gives members of the community a voice in making decisions. Help us LIFT ALL OF OUR VOICES! UNNC Election Day is April 22, 2023 ~ Candidate Filing continues until February 6. The deadline to apply (online) is 11:59 p.m., Monday, February 6, 2023. This season, 11 seats are up for election: 6 Resident representatives 5 At-Large representatives The 2023 election will be hybrid, meaning In-Person and Vote-by-Mail. To learn more, including how to apply, please visit: https://clerk.lacity.org/clerk-services/elections/nc-elections or www.UNNC.org/elections Unlike other city, state, or federal elections, voting and being a candidate in Neighborhood Council (NC) elections is open to more than just the residents of a community. Participation is open to those who live, work, or own property, or a business, within an NC’s boundaries, as well as to “community interest stakeholders,” such as church members, local students (or parents of students), or participants in local nonprofit organizations. Candidates and voters need not be US citizens or legal residents to qualify. Participation is also open to the formerly incarcerated, and those who are unhoused. Read more
Councilwoman Heather Hutt invites CD10 residents to participate in a turkey food box giveaway.
Learn how to compost at home
UFD will present the findings of the UNNC tree canopy inventory and demonstrate the TreeKeeper Program
UNNC Neighborhood Council is hosting a presentation entitled "Walk on the Wild Side with LA City Animal Services!" Neighborhood Stakeholders have observed an influx of coyotes, trotting down streets, in backyards, on front porches via home cameras. Why are we seeing these wild animals in urban areas? Is it safe? Are our pets and small children safe in our yards? What if the animal has rabies? The City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services' Wildlife Specialist has the answers! Find out the do's and the don'ts when encountering a coyote. Wildlife Specialists will share information on how to safely coexist with wildlife and ways to keep us and our pets safe. DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6 2022 (before the Governing Board Meeting) TIME: 6 - 6:30pm Presentation 6:30 - 7pm Q&A WHO: WILDLIFE SPECIALISTS (Presentation and Q&A) LAPD (First Responder Questions) CD 10 REPRESENTATIVE (Questions related to the City) WHERE: Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81196330085 Meeting ID: 816 0231 9570 Download this page's info in PDF flyer format
Are you able to take a picture of that coyote slinking through the streets? How about your neighborhood raccoon or opossum? And can you identify some of your local trees and flowers?
Community Announcement: The Taste of Soul festival will be held this year on Saturday Oct 15, 2022. Are you interested in becoming a Taste of Soul vendor? Register on the Taste of Soul web site!
The City of Los Angeles now offers free recycled water to all Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) customers. You can now get disinfected recycled water for approved purposes, free of charge.
Calling all local artists! Submit your art for the 3rd Annual Leimert Park Jazz Festival Art Competition! The winner will receive a cash prize and recognition as the Official Visual Artist of the 2022 Leimert Park Jazz Festival!
UNNC has held several recent meetings where we voted to make our positions known regarding having a voice and a vote at the Los Angeles City Council after the suspension of Council District 10’s elected Council Member, as well as our stance on redistricting matters.