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Holiday Greetings

The Watts Neighborhood Council wishes you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. We hope that as 2021 dawns bright that we can continue to work together and foster a vibrant community. Join us!

2020-12-24T10:19:55-08:00December 24th, 2020|Home|

Free Internet for Students

The Angeleno Connectivity Trust (ACT) Program provides hotspots for K-12 foster youth, students experiencing homelessness, with a disability or at risk of dropping out/have dropped out due to lack of connectivity.

2020-12-24T10:17:47-08:00December 21st, 2020|Education, Home|

Apply for a Retraining Scholarship

The fund offers scholarships to South LA residents whose jobs have been lost because of COVID-19. CORE will pay for enrollment and completion of in-person or online professional certification and training program that will be in high-demand as our society adapts to a new COVID-19 reality, such as healthcare and technology.

2020-12-08T15:17:00-08:00December 8th, 2020|Education, Home|

City Controller Audit of HHH

City Controller Ron Galperin recently discussed his audit of HHH which was voted on in 2016 to fund supportive housing. A total of $362 million of the 1.2 billion has been issued and less than half of it has been spent. He calls for an increased sense of urgency, reevaluation of the most expensive proposals and consideration of other options.

2020-12-08T15:13:11-08:00December 8th, 2020|Home, Homelessness|

Watts Tree Inventory

Trees are one of our most valuable resources. 3,535 of them have been assessed in Watts. This inventory will help to strategically manage our Urban Forest, identify planting opportunities, calculate tree-related benefits, and will be continuously updated with ongoing forestry activities.

2020-11-17T10:39:42-08:00November 17th, 2020|Environmental, Home|

Free Life Skills Training

Due to the success of Watts Healthcare-YEPP and Avalon Carver Community Center (ACCC) Life Skills- What They DON'T Teach You In School series of workshops, they will be hosted again. Next week's topic is Virtual Platforms and is geared more towards adults who are not as tech savvy.

2020-11-17T10:23:14-08:00November 6th, 2020|Education|

Utility Grant Available

If you have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible to receive a one-time, $500 check to help pay utility bills. Funding is limited. Online Applications accepted from November 2 through November 22, 2020.

2020-11-17T10:22:36-08:00November 6th, 2020|Home|
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