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Southwest 2017 Year in Review

The Empowerment Congress Southwest Area Neighborhood Development Council focused our outreach and community involvement efforts this year on reaching the community through our top notch Jazz Festival which packed out St. Andrews Park in July. We continue to focus on community issues and invite you to join us as we work to make our community safe, quiet, and beautiful. Come to a Board Meeting on the first Monday of the month, join a committee, and stay in touch online.

City Council Members Take Action with FAA

More than 67% of all aircraft passing through the DAHJR waypoint are below the FAA’s mandate of 6,000 foot altitude. There were 5,700 complaints in September.

Ignite LA

IgniteLA is a new program for young women that builds civic knowledge and leadership skills to bolster civic engagement. Angelenas who complete the IgniteLA program will be ready to EmpowerLA by joining their Neighborhood Council Boards and Committees.

Homeless Committee Reports on Available Resources

County Health is working hard to provide Homeless Services in our area through local office hours with housing placement, transportation to accelerate paperwork processing to get into housing, a resource guide and safe parking program for families.

LACMA Plans South LA Location

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has move one step closer in establishing a location at the South Los Angeles Wetland Park, to bring artwork out to the community.

Vision Zero Plans to Eliminate Traffic Deaths on Western and Florence

Join us in providing feedback on proposed traffic safety options on our major streets to reduce and eliminate traffic deaths and severe injuries.

Southwest NC Celebrated Ralphs Ribbon Cutting

ECSWANDC was excited to be on hand to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the newly remodeled Ralphs at Western and Manchester. We are thrilled to have this store remodeled to better serve our community with great food options.