Monday, August 25, 2008

Opportunities for Promotion

The annual walk from the San Gabriel Mission to El Pueblo to celebrate the birthday of the founding of Los Angeles Pueblo by the Los Pobladores (September 4, 1781) will be held this year on September 1, 2008. In the square at Olvera Street, many booths from various local organizations such as the Las Angelitas organization will be sharing information.

If any of the LA Heritage Alliance organizations want a booth, they can get all the details from

Also, Lester from Las Angelitas has extended an invitation to all the LAHA members to consider a visit to EL Pueblo for all of their members. The Las Angelitas will be pleased to give them a free walking tour at 10, 11 and 12 AM from Tuesday thru Saturday, as well as at other times with specially arranged reservations. Details of the tour on their web site at

Free Capacity Building Workshop

The City of Los Angeles offers free capacity building trainings for non-profits. See details below.

City of Los Angeles Community Development Department

"Basic" Training
Community, faith-based/non-profit organizations, and individuals are invited and encouraged to participate in a FREE training series designed to learn how to start an organization or to enhance the effectiveness of an existing one. The program especially targets those working with low-income youth, families, and communities.

Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
09/18/08 Building a Capable Community Organization–Part I
09/25/08 Building a Capable Community Organization–Part II
10/02/08 Board Development/Governance
10/16/08 Program Planning/Development
10/30/08 Marketing/Branding Your Organization
11/13/08 Proposal/Grant Writing
12/11/08 Fundraising Strategies

Space is limited and reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

YOM/Boyle Heights Technology Center
1600 E. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Street parking available.

For questions, information and registration, please contact
Maricela Hernandez at 213-744-9307 or (TTY# 213-744-9329)
An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request with at least five working days advance notice.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Hollywood Heritage to Host Quarterly Heritage Alliance meeting

On August 23rd, Hollywood Heritage will be hosting the quarterly meeting of the LA Heritage Alliance.

The draft agenda is below, and requests for more information & RSVPs can be sent to John.

See you there!

Draft Agenda:

Los Angeles Heritage Alliance
Quarterly Meeting
August 23, 2008
9:30am to 11am

I. Introductions
2. Review Heritage Organization list
3. Panel Discussion on Membership: Retention and Attraction
4. Next meeting topic & location
5. Plans for 2009
6. Announcements
7. Adjourn