October 4, 2018
HHPNC Board & Stakeholder Meeting Tonight
HHPNC Board & Stakeholder Meeting
Tonight - October 4, 2018, 7:00pm

Highland Park Senior Center
6152 N. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Taylor Yard G2 River Park Project Update - Oct. 4th
The Bureau of Engineering has published the results of the Taylor Yard G2 River Park community survey, conducted this past Spring. The survey aims to capture the priorities of the surrounding communities, as the project team prepares preliminary concepts for the site. The summary report is posted on the City’s Taylor Yard G2 River Park website at  tayloryardg2.com 
Opening Tonight! Highland Park Independent Film Festival 2018
Join us for the 5th Annual Highland Park Independent Film Festival Opening Night - an evening of POWERFUL WOMEN. This year we open with "MARY JANES: THE WOMEN OF WEED," a groundbreaking, feature-length documentary film that follows female "ganjaprenueres" as they navigate the highs and lows of the legal cannabis industry in the United States. We will also be presenting Chicana playwright Josefina López (Real Women Have Curves) with the HPIFF Humanitarian Award.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM – 10 PM, Highland Park Theater

The 5th Annual 
October 4-6, 2018
In The News
San Francisco judge suspends Trump administration's decision to end protected status for hundreds of thousands of immigrants
California License Plates Go Digital
The license plate is going digital! California is one of the first states in the nation to allow new digital license plates from a company called  Reviver Auto . Think of a Kindle-like display bolted to your car’s bumper. The digital plates are low energy and display a basic image of your license plate number, but there is more technology at work behind the scenes that can help you pay tolls, broadcast emergency messages and even retrieve a stolen car. MORE
First Friday Campfire - Oct. 5th
Music Festival - Oct. 6
Archaeology Days - Oct. 6 & 13
Journey Out 2018 Freedom Walk - Oct. 6th
November 2018 Election Forum
Discussion on
  • Charter Amendment B, which would pave the way for a public bank in the City of Los Angeles; and
  • Measure W, which would facilitate storm water capture in Los Angeles County

October 13, 2018 at 1pm - 4pm
Holman United Methodist Church
3320 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018
United States
Free Citizenship Workshop - Oct. 13th
  • October 13th, 2018, 3pm-5pm | 13 de octubre 2018, 3pm-5pm
  • Cypress Park Branch Library, 1150 Cypress Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90065 .   
  • Ferias Legales, Greater Cypress Park Neighborhood Council and Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council present "Naturalize Now: Free Citizenship Clinic" | Ferias Legales, Greater Cypress Park Neighborhood Council y Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council presentan "Naturalizase Ahora: Clinica Gratuita de Ciudadania"
  • This first installment of the #NELearn 2018-2019 Community Learning Series is focused on helping our immigrant community. To RSVP early, please email jamie.tijerina@highlandparknc.com . | El primero de una serie de talleres #NELearn 2018-2019 esta enfocado en ayudar nuestra comunidad de inmigrantes. Para su RSVP, mande un mensaje al por correo electronico a jamie.tijerina@highlandparknc.com
USC's Kazan Taiko - October 13th
Free Movie Screening - October 13th
LA River Community Workshop - Oct. 13th
Documentary: Chavela - Oct. 19th
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 6 PM – 9 PM
This film chronicles the life of pioneering singer Chavela Vargas, from her birth in Costa Rica in 1919 to her death in Mexico in 2012. Music by Voz Bohemia will open the night. Guest speaker: Daresha Kyi, co-producer and co-director

Puppets in the Park - Oct. 21st
One Degree
One Degree, is a technology-driven nonprofit organization that helps low-income families access the resources they need to achieve social and economic mobility, and ultimately, improve their lives. Visit the website
Lava Mae Brings Critical Services to the Streets
Showers for the Homeless. See Details below
News from the City of LA
HCIDLA Newsletter
HCIDLA hopes you’ll enjoy its fall edition of  NEWSlink , where you’ll find recent housing development news, community updates and announcements.
6 Steps to Applying for Urban Agricultural Incentives

Do you have a vacant property that you want to turn into an urban farm or garden? Applications for the City’s Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone (UAIZ) Program close on October 15!

Visit  http://bit.ly/UrbanAgLA  to learn more about UAIZ’s in Los Angeles.
City of LA First Time Homebuyer Programs
The Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department (HCIDLA) is pleased to announce that the City Council and Mayor have approved an additional allocation of $2 million for the Moderate Income Purchase Assistance (MIPA) Homeownership Program, which provides a “silent second” loan of up to $60,000 for down payment, closing costs, and acquisition financing.

They also announced key updates to the Low Income Purchase Assistance (LIPA) (Photo Credit: Google)
Homeownership Program, which increased the maximum loan limit from up to $60,000 to $90,000.

For more information on the MIPA, LIPA, and MCC program features and requirements, please refer to the attached program flyers. You may also contact HCIDLA’s Homeownership Unit General Line at (213) 808-8800 or visit HCIDLA's website at  http://hcidla.lacity.org/homebuyers.
Library Events - October 2018
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