Weekly Newsletter - February 8, 2019
Health & Wellness Workshop Tomorrow
Tomorrow on Saturday, February 9th , we will be collaborating with Glassell Park Neighborhood Council and many community partners to provide a comprehensive workshop on Health and Wellness, with a special focus on prevention of disease.

The session will be held at the Glassell Park Senior Center, 3700 Verdugo Road from 10am-12pm.

This is a critical topic for the community. In Los Angeles County, the rates of diabetes are higher than they are statewide.  According to the American Diabetes Association, "People with diagnosed diabetes incur average medical expenditures of $16,752 per year, of which about $9,601 is attributed to diabetes." This is a disease that takes away the NELA community's physical health, mental health, and economic power.  Our workshop will feature: *Meditation/Self Hypnosis with Carmela Tunzi *Workshop from RN PHD candidate Adrienne Martinez about Diabetes and Mental Health *Resources from Arroyo Vista Family Health Center *Workshop from the Northeast Mental Health Center *Fitness Demonstration with John Dubb **Healthy refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there and learning together how we can keep our community healthy!
Rep. Jimmy Gomez Town Hall - Feb. 9th
Join Congressman Jimmy Gomez for a town hall in Highland Park at the
Ask about the issues that are important to you, get a D.C. update, and hear about upcoming local events. Staff will also be on hand to answer any questions about navigating federal agencies/services including Veterans Affairs, Social Security, and Medicare.

Doors will open at 9:30am. The event will begin at 10am. Click here to RSVP (required ) .
Metro's Low-Income Fair is Easy Program
Metro‚Äôs Rider Relief Program is now the LIFE (Low-Income Fare is Easy) program. Qualifying riders can save even more on Metro 7-Day, 30-Day or toward fare on participating transit operators with LIFE benefits. Starting July 1, 2019, LIFE benefits will no longer be distributed as paper coupons. All benefits will be loaded directly onto your TAP card. Read more
L.A. formally declares itself a "city of sanctuary".
HHPNC has taken a strong stance in favor of Los Angeles being declared a Sanctuary City. The work of our Culture and Equality committee has let our officials know how important it is to our Highland Park community that the rights of our immigrant neighbors are upheld. We are pleased to see that council file 17-1040 passed today in Council.
Meet the District 5 School Board Candidates
Become a Swimming Pool Clerk - Exam Feb. 11th
Neighborhood Council Elections are Coming!
Highland Park NC Election April 13, 2019:
Candidate Filing ended 1/28/19
For all the details, visit the City Clerk's Election site
Library Events - February 2019
Calendar Below:
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