News & Events

111th Place Park Groundbreaking!

The Department of Recreation and Parks; Councilmember Bernard C. Parks, City of Los Angeles, 8th District; and LANI invite you to attend a groundbreaking event for:
111th Place Park
Saturday, December 6th
10:00 AM
207 E. 111th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90061

Groundbreaking Event for the 100th Sidewalk Site

Councilman Bernard C. Parks, Los Angeles City Council District 8, and LANI will break ground on the 100th sidewalk site under repair as part of the Council District 8 Sidewalk Repair Program!

Maintenance Matching Fund Workshop

Interested in applying for LANI’s Maintenance Matching Fund? Attend the grant workshop:

Wednesday, September 17th
4:00 – 5:00 PM
LANI Office
800 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 970
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Maintenance Matching Fund Now Open!

LANI is pleased to release materials for the 2014 – 2015 cycle of the Maintenance Matching Fund (MMF) Grant Program.  MMF is open to organizations working in LANI neighborhoods.

The complete package of materials is available at the following links:

LANI MMF Grant Package 2014 (PDF)


Important dates:
Applications Available – July 2014
LANI-MMF Workshop I – August 21, 2014
LANI-MMF Workshop II – September 17, 2014
Applications Due (postmarked by) – October 31, 2014
Award Notification – November 28, 2014
Project Completion Date (if awarded) – September 30, 2015


Gladys Jean Wesson Park Groundbreaking

Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr., the Department of Recreation and Parks and LANI officially broke ground on Gladys Jean Wesson Park on June 16th! This park is located at 2508 S. West Boulevard and will feature play equipment for children, adult exercise equipment, a beautiful shade structure and open space.

12th Annual Community Forum

The 12th Community Forum took place on June 5, 2014 at USC Davidson Conference Center. The event was resoundingly well-received by nearly 400 community attendees, speakers, exhibitors and friends.

LANI in the News!

The sidewalk repair and replacement project with the Office of Councilman Bernard C. Parks, Los Angeles City Council District 8, is making streets safer for residents. Here is KTLA’s coverage of the groundbreaking event.

LANI Recognized at Complete Street Day

LANI is thrilled to have been recognized by Councilmember Jose Huizar at Los Angeles’ “Complete Street Day.” Video of the presentation is available here.