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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Proposed 2010 Projects: Developing Community-Based Initiatives for the Neighborhood

As discussed in December 2009 and January 2010, here are the community ideas to date for projects to be considered at Thursday's workshop (see post below).

Thursday's workshop will focus on identifying a few key projects for 2010 from this list, developing project goals and other information, and start working towards the successful implementation of some community-based initiatives organized by the general topics of Water/Energy; Waste/Recycling; Mobility; Green Space; and Green Business.

You are welcome to attend - please RSVP to if you are able to attend.

Project Ideas (Community Volunteer)

Accessibility, Partnerships & Community Vision
Universal Wi-Fi Access (Oscar)
Online Toolkit (?)
Nonprofit partnerships (Stan)
Community Greening Strategy & Microloan program study (Veronica)
Sustainability Vision Meeting (Gunnar)
SDAT Outreach & Partnerships (AZ)

Green Business

Engage Schools – UCLA, USC, LACCD (AZ)
Green Business Information (India)
Sustainability How-To Workshops

Green Space
Tree Planting, Schools & Gardens (Gunnar, Azya, Sean)
Community Gardens & Urban Gardening Workshops(Dawna, Marc, John, Skid Row Housing Trust?)
Green Alleys: Small Open Space Calculator Tool & the Harlem Place Project (Bren Students/Matt)
Model Green Block & Events: Margo Green Block – Block Parties and Urban Lab (Zane)

Caltrans Grant – Community Assistance Program, Transportation (Veronica)
Congestion, parking buy out and other urban strategies (Stephen)
Pedestrian/Bike-Friendly Urban Advocacy (CicLAvia, Park[ing] Day LA, and other events)

Trash & Storm Drain Research (Matt)
Styrofoam Research (Stan)
Survey Recycling Downtown (Maral)