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Join the ECWA Board! Recording Secretary and At-Large Board Member position available! For more info click this link (APPLICATION) and submit your application by January 16, 2018, 6pm.

Unanimous Vote by LA City Council to Revoke the Liquor Bank’s license to sell alcohol! After seven years of trying to work with this business the Neighborhood Council and Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson determined that this business is a nuisance and cannot sell liquor anymore. 
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Mon., Jan 22, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Board Meeting
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Community Room
3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008

If you are interested in joining one of our Committees or applying for one of the open Board positions please follow this link: (APPLICATION).  OPEN POSITIONS – Outreach, Planning, Land Use & Beautification, Finance, Safety, Education & Youth Development, Economic Empowerment, Cannabis Regulation, Bylaws, and Correspondence Secretary.

Everything you need to know about the NEW CANNABIS ORDINANCE: (CLICK HERE FOR DOCUMENT). Audio Link to Cannabis Czar Interview


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EmpowerLA-200-squareEmpowerment Congress West Area (ECWA) Neighborhood Development Council is one of 96 certified neighborhood councils in the City of Los Angeles. The goal when Los Angeles voters established the neighborhood council system was to bring the debate that occurs at City Hall down to the community level. ECWA is appropriated a small amount of your tax dollars ($42,000 annually) to fund small community projects/events and facilitate community discussions about public policy – one of the most important tenents of participatory democracy.

city sealECWA represents the communities of Baldwin Hills Estates, Baldwin Village, Baldwin Vista, Cameo Plaza, Crenshaw Commercial District, Crenshaw Manor, Leimert Park, Village Green and Arlington Park.

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