September 15: Demystifying Legal Cannabis

Have questions about the new cannabis laws, issues, and opportunities? We have some great guests scheduled:

Cat Packer,  Executive Director and General Manager, Department of Cannabis Regulation (City of LA)
Virgil Grant III, Cannabis Activist & Co-Founder, California Minority Alliance
Aline Ghazarian, Operations Manager, LA Cannabis Co.


New block club officers!

The club elected new officers at the April meeting. These officers will be seated at the May meeting.

  • President: Gwendolyn Jones
  • Vice President: Marisa Morabito
  • Communication Secretary: Veta Simpson
  • Recording Secretary: Ann Willmott
  • Treasurer: Kerry Roberts

Two long-serving members, Stephen Thomas and Romerol Malveaux, will be stepping down after serving the maximum term allowed. Cherrywood/Leimert Block Club thanks them for their important contributions!

City Planning 101

There are still a few dates left for City Planning 101. These free classes are open to any Angeleno interested in land use, and provide an overview of the basic elements of planning, land use, and zoning in Los Angeles. With key legislation pending such as SB828, we can benefit from knowing how the process works and how we can make our voice heard.

Free smoke alarm installation delivers fire and life safety education to residents of the City of Los Angeles. It is one of the first private professional fire prevention organizations in the country, and is a pioneer in Community Risk Reduction, with the goal of making Los Angeles safer and more resilient. They provide free smoke alarm installations, free carbon monoxide installations, many different kinds of safety training, CPR classes, and more.