LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang, together with California State Board of Equalization Member Jerome E. Horton and Faith And Community Empowerment (FACE), hosted a Nonprofit Empowerment Symposium and Expo on Friday, June 29, at West Los Angeles College.
Representatives of more than 300 nonprofit organizations attended the free event, which offered tax-saving resources as well as vital information on affordable housing, home ownership, and foreclosure prevention.
“I am thrilled to be joining with Board Member Horton and our partners and panelists in offering the information and resources that nonprofit organizations rely upon to best serve the people of Los Angeles County,” Assessor Prang said. “These faith-based and community service organizations play a vital role in service to our communities; the tools we provide will assist them in their respective missions.”
The daylong symposium was held at the Fine Arts Auditorium of West LA College and included welcoming remarks from Board Member Horton, Assessor Prang, Culver City Mayor Thomas Small, General Manager Jan C. Perry of the LA City Economic and Workforce Development Department, West LA College President Jim Limbaugh, and Culver City Chamber President/CEO Colin Diaz.
Featured presentations and panel discussions focused on the benefits of the institutional tax exemption for nonprofit organizations, public grant processes, and tips and other property tax essentials. Photos from the event can be accessed here. For additional details, or for information on the upcoming Assessor Resource Seminars in Inglewood and Long Beach, contact the Assessor’s PIO at 213/974-3101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.