ABOUT US

The Empowerment Congress West Neighborhood Development Council (ECWANDC) is a self-governed, self-directed and independent organization empowered by the Los Angeles City Charter. This charter offers neighborhood councils a role in the City’s decision-making process. We as citizens are given the opportunity and obligation to stay involved with developments in our area that affect us. ECWA was certified by the city of Los Angeles on March 23, 2002.

General Meetings – 1st Saturday of the month @ 9:30am
Baldwin Hill Crenshaw Plaza Community Rm, 3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., LA 90008

Board Meetings– 3rd Monday of the month @ 6pm
Baldwin Hill Crenshaw Plaza Community Rm, 3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., LA 90008

OUR PURPOSE

The purpose of this Council is to work with elected officials to improve the quality of life in communities within the Neighborhood Development Council boundaries. The Governing Body and stakeholders identify community concerns and work with City officials to identify resources to address issues and develop solutions. The mission of the Neighborhood Development Council is to:

(A) Engage residents in efforts to create safer and healthier environments;
(B) Educate constituents to make more informed decisions regarding the condition of their neighborhoods; and
(C) Empower stakeholders to effect positive change in their communities.