The DLANC Sustainability Committee meets on the First Tuesday of every month at the Central Public Library.
Our committee chairs host office hours and neighborhood stakeholders gather for project workshops
to help advance several community-driven initiatives - for Downtown Los Angeles.

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Project meetings are starting - time to get involved!

We're pleased to announce the launch of our 2009 project meetings. We encourage you to bring your neighbors and spread the word about what we're planning downtown. To learn more about all eight 2009 projects and engage a community greening strategy, please check out our blog.

If you can't make one of these first meetings, please let us know your availability by emailing us at If you would like to be involved with any of our projects - email us and we will make sure you get the information you need to participate.

Rooftop Container Garden & Composting Project Team Meeting
Meeting date of June 10 has been set - we will be meeting on the ground floor of the Spring Arts Tower (453 S. Spring Street) starting at 6:30pm. There is a lot of great momentum is building around this project. Our discussion will include an introduction to the project team leader (Dawna Nolan) and an overview of the currently proposed project which a review types of gardens and the community partners that have already come forward to lend their roofs or expertise. We will discuss the expansion of the existing composting pilot and next steps as we prepare for the first garden pilot projects.

Tree Community Tree Planting Project
Monday, June 22, 2009 / 6:00pm - 7:45pm (Central Public Library)
Come find out more about community tree planting projects - including the pilot project planned by the Sustainability Committee for Skid Row.

Our meetings will be fully covered on our blog - with a summary, discussions, and next steps outlined. We would like to hear from you. If you have any ideas but are unable to attend our first project meeting, there will be a forum for you to post your suggestions for our consideration. We are very excited to get the 2009 projects started and look forward to seeing you soon!