Volunteer at the Special Olympics July-August | March 20, 2015

Los Angeles is a city full of movie stars and all-stars, but in the summer of 2015, the real STARS will be the 7,000 Special Olympics Athletes from around the world. Apply now as a volunteer to be a part of the biggest event to hit LA since the 1984 Olympic Games. Special Olympics Volunteer
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Jefferson Blvd Community Clean Up | March 9, 2015

We had a very successful Jefferson Blvd Corridor Community Clean-up day on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Big thanks to all council members and community partners Food4Less and Dereke Carr, Redeemer Community Partnerships, LA Conservation Corp, USC Cadets and Officers, LAPD Senior Lead Officers, KYCC, Korean Cultural Center, Council District 8 Bernard Parks and Cathy Davis,
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311 Swarm: Jefferson Blvd Clean Up March 7 | March 4, 2015


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March Meeting | March 4, 2015

Please join us for our next meeting Thursday, March 5, 6:30pm at the MLK Recreation Center, 3916 S. Western Ave. We will discuss Neighborhood Purpose Grants for local school, the proposed Hoover Union Triangle Plaza, urban oil drilling, and street vending. Agenda

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Air Quality Community Meeting Related to Allenco | February 19, 2015

On February 25th, The South Coast Air Quality Management District will host a community meeting to discuss air quality and odor issues related to Allenco Oil Company in the University Park neighborhood of South LA. This meeting will feature: Continued air monitoring around Allenco Status of Allenco’s operational improvements Status of proposed revisions to SCAQMD’s
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February 5 Meeting | February 4, 2015

NANDC Meeting Thursday, February 5, 6:30pm at the MLK Recreation Center, 3916 S. Western. Beautification projects, clean ups, neighborhood purposes grants and more are agendized. Join us! Agenda

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North Area Neighborhood Development Council Instrumental In Quashing Oil Drilling Proposal | January 16, 2015

Los Angeles – January 15, 2015 – Freeport McMoRan has withdrawn their application to drill a new well and redrill two existing wells at their current facility on Jefferson Blvd, west of USC, in part due to the efforts of the North Area Neighborhood Development Council (NANDC). NANDC provided a forum for community concerns on
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Survey on Body-Worn Cameras | January 2, 2015

The LAPD is taking a survey and wants your opinion on how Body-Worn Cameras should be used. Please complete their survey by January 16, 2015. The types of questions they are asking are: When should officers turn the camera on and under what circumstances should they turn them off? Are there instances or locations where
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NANDC Helps Extend Public Comment Period On Freeport McMoRan Drilling Proposal | November 19, 2014

NANDC was instrumental in shining a light on issues surrounding the Freeport McMoRan Drilling Proposal. With NANDC joining in the outreach effort and several board members attending the meeting, attendees voiced their concern about the effects of chemicals, while Freeport McMoRan insisted the drilling was the same thing they have been doing since 1965. A
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110 Flyover Informational Forum | November 19, 2014

The West Adams Heritage Association  and St. John’s Cathedral will host an Informational Forum on the proposed I-110 HOV/HOT Flyover Connector Project to Figueroa Way December 3, 2014, 11am at St. John’s Cathedral, 514 West Adams. RSVP to: St. John’s, 213 747-6285 or frdan@stjohnsla.org

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Our Name

The early Eighth District Empowerment Congress, created by now Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas was a community-based education and mobilization program. It has been acknowledged as the model for the Los Angeles citywide neighborhood council system created by the change City Charter.

We still proudly carry the early moniker in our name as the 'Empowerment Congress North Area Neighborhood Development Council'.  Call us NANDC for short!

Our Community

NANDC is located in West Adams, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, with most of its buildings erected between 1880 and 1925. It was once the wealthiest district in the city, with its Victorian mansions and sturdy Craftsman bungalows home to Downtown businessmen and professors and academicians at USC. In the 1990s, three areas of West Adams were designated as Historic Preservation Overlay Zones by the city of Los Angeles, in recognition of their outstanding architectural heritage.