|Eye on the Tenth
October 24, 2016
Thank you to all who joined me and community stakeholders at the debate watch party and ballot measure forum last Wednesday. We gathered at Holman UMC to watch the debate together and discussed crucial issues covered on the November ballot.
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Community Gathers for 11th Annual Taste of Soul
Council District 10 enjoyed its 11th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival on October 15, which stretched down historic Crenshaw Boulevard.
This annual free community event featured local food vendors, four live music stages, job recruitment, health screenings, and singing competitions.
The festival accommodated around 300,000 visitors this year, all of whom enjoyed gathering to support local businesses and talented artists.
Join Volunteers for P.I.C.O's Fall Clean Up
Council District 10, in collaboration with with P.I.C.O Neighborhood Council, Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Pico Great Street Collaborative, and local community associations invite you to join us for P.I.C.O's Fall Clean Up on November 5.
These meetings are part of a series of clean ups focused on beautifying the Pico neighborhood as well as introducing MyLA311 for "Clean Streets LA".
Our last clean up took place on Saturday, October 22, and was a great opportunity to get to know neighbors and community leaders.
Volunteers will gather at 9 a.m. and collect trash, report bulky items using MyLA311, sweep sidewalks, and enjoy lunch together.
For dates and locations, see our Upcoming Events section below.
Cool Blocks LA Seeks Community Leaders
Thanks to Los Angeles City Council's unanimous support, the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance is launching its Cool Blocks LA program and seeking Cool Block Leaders from Council District 10.
Cool Blocks LA uses a block-based, neighbor-to-neighbor organizing model to help households conserve water, reduce climate change, prepare for disasters, and foster neighborhood safety.
To apply, visit here to learn more about how to get involved with Cool Blocks LA as well as other environmental initiatives led by the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance.
United Way Celebrates 10th Annual HomeWalk 5K
United Way of Greater Los Angeles invites all Angelenos to join them in their 10th annual HomeWalk 5K to end homelessness in L.A. County on November 19.
The family run/walk will take place at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles, and will raise funds to help the nearly 47,000 individuals, families and veterans struggling with homelessness in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Register here to participate and enjoy a live DJ, food trucks, and other free activities with family and friends.
LA2024 Olympic Organizing Committee Meeting
1819 S. Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90006
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Annual Harvest Festival Fundraiser
Crescent Heights Magnet School
1661 S Crescent Heights Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Picfair Village Pumpkin Race
(Between Sierra Bonita Ave and
Carmona Ave) Los Angeles, CA 90019
Starts at 2 p.m.
P.I.C.O Neighborhood Clean-Up
5770 Airdrome St
Los Angeles, CA 90019
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Herb J. Wesson, Jr.
Councilmember, 10th Council District