There are celebrations happening both in person and virtually throughout the City. If you attend any events take the necessary precautions as mandated by the City, County, and State to wear your protective face coverings and maintain physical distancing.
The whole month of June is PRIDE MONTH! Did you know we have a LGBTQ+ Alliance in our Neighborhood Council system? Please visit their website for more information and to find out how you can get involved.
Yesterday, we hosted a virtual Townhall with LA City Controller Ron Galperin who gave a great presentation on an overview of his office, COVID-19, moving forward as a city, and even answered Stakeholder questions! Thank you to everyone that joined us and participated. A special thank you to Controller Galperin and your office for taking the time to speak to our community. He provided the following resources:
The City and County are urging community members to get tested and self-quarantine for at least 14 days if you have attended any large gatherings. Please click here to schedule a testing appointment. If someone does not have access to the internet or needs assistance, please direct them to call the Mayor's helpdesk: 213-978-1028 or 311 after 5pm.
These centers provide members of the public who lack air-conditioning at home with relief from the heat, free of charge.
To obtain the most current list of the County’s Emergency Cooling Centers or view a map of these sites, visit ready.lacounty.gov/heat or dial 2-1-1. Additional information attached.
Fireworks Related Activity/Complaints
Please note: Fireworks complaints are accepted within the city limits of Los Angeles only. Incidents occurring in other areas should be reported to the law enforcement agency for that area. LAPD will not forward complaints to other agencies.
In 2018, Angelenos voted for Measure W to create the Safe Clean Water Program, to improve local water quality, increase green space, and help the City be less dependent on outside water.
To get involved with improving LA’s water supply for future generationssign up to receive email updates from LA Sanitation’s Stormwater program, which oversees this Safe Clean Water initiative. To learn more - and also read tips for protecting the environment during COVID-19 - check out the Stormwater Spring E-newsletter.
Civil Unrest Assistance
When and How to Apply: Applications for Property Damage are due by August 17, 2020. Applications for Economic Injury are due by March 17, 2021.
By Phone: interested applicants who do not have access to the internet, have limited computer proficiency or speak languages other than English may instead contact the County’s Disaster Help Center at (833) 238-4450. Multilingual counselors are standing by to assist applicants in completing the survey Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
By Mail: Completed applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
For More Information
Please visit the LA County Disaster Help Center at lacountyhelpcenter.org for additional information, and to learn more about disaster recovery resources available to LA County business owners.
Applicants may also contact the SBA via:
SBA's Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center: (916) 735-1500 (Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.); E-mail: FOCAWAssistance@sba.gov; staff will answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process & help each individual complete their electronic loan application.
SBA’s Customer Service Center: (800) 659-2955; individuals who are deaf or hard‑of‑hearing may call (800) 877-8339.
PLEASE NOTE: The Virtual Disaster Loan Center listed above is for Civil Unrest related assistance. The SBA will be establishing a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center, in the future, for assistance with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Child Protection Hotline
Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has been a leading voice in calling attention to the dangers that children face while home and out of the line of sight of mandated reporters like teachers, counselors and medical personnel. The department has been actively engaged in a robust public information campaign whereby residents have been called to make an investment into the welfare of families in our communities by reporting abuse or neglect to the county’s Child Protection Hotline (1-800-540-4000).
Department of Consumer and Business Affairs
You can get assistance from the L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center in the manner that’s most convenient to you.
We have a Director-At Large (stakeholder – 18 years of age or older) opening, please head on over to our website to apply or click here!
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