Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative Community Forum

LANI is a catalytic program dedicated to jump-starting community-driven neighborhood revitalization and improving transit access in challenged Los Angeles communities.  Utilizing its nationally recognized community engagement process, LANI achieves this with:
• COMMUNITY CONSENSUS BUILDING
• TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS
• BUSINESS DISTRICT REVITALIZATION
• URBAN GREENING
• ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING AND SUPPORT

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LANI 7th Annual Community Forum

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LANI will host its annual Community Forum designed to provide real and useful tools for individuals to begin to make positive changes in their own neighborhoods towards building liveable communities. This day-long event is presented free of charge and complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.

LA Cyclists Celebrate 2nd Annual “Bike Instead of Work” Day

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LOS ANGELES – MAY 12-16, 2008 is celebrated around the country as Bike to Work Week and on Thursday, May 15,2008, local cyclists will Converge on Hollywood & Western in a demonstration of cycling solidarity. The Hollywood & Western Pit Stop is hosted by illuminateLA and will offer refreshments, swag and encouragement to cyclists from […]

Urban Revitalization Continues Amid Recession

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These days good news can be hard to come by, which is why Kaid Benfield’s most recent post on NRDC Switchboard caught our eye. It’s about the Old North neighborhood of St. Louis, and how revitalization efforts there have taken off: A former kindergarten in the Old North neighborhood of St. Louis that’s being renovated […]

Pop-Up Broadway

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Pop-Up Broadway Flyer by Damien Newton Mayor Eric Garcetti, with his first Executive Directive, created the Great Streets Initiative to partner with local communities and strengthen neighborhoods “one main street at a time.” Great Streets will seek to empower local stakeholders to activate the public realm, provide economic revitalization, increase public safety, enhance local culture, and build […]