OneWest Bank opened up a full branch office at the new Freedom Plaza in Watts! This is the first new bank in Watts since Chase opened in 1997.
Watts Rising partners, subcontractors, or other community-based organizations in the Watts Neighborhood Council region are invited to apply to receive $10,982.44 toward green improvement efforts around the neighborhood.
Watts NC elections will be held May 18. YOU SHOULD RUN! We’re looking for a few good neighbors who are conscientious, community-minded, and passionate about Watts. File by March 2.
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!
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.
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.
PPE Unite will be distributing, free of charge, PPE items for small businesses (100 employees or less) throughout the County.
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.
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.
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.