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NAMI Westside Los Angeles


Location: Sierra Investments, 3429 Ocean Park Blvd, Ste 3060, Santa Monica, CA  90405

The sole Agenda Item and the purpose of the meeting is to vote on the motion below to approve amended bylaws for our NAMI WLA Affiliate.  The Board of Directors asks you YES vote.   Approval of the amended bylaws will allow our affiliate to proceed with required re-affiliation with NAMI, our national organization.   Your vote counts..

At the Special Membership meeting, a vote on the motion below will be called for.  Votes of members present and ballots mailed in by members will be tallied by the appointed election monitor directly after the vote.

MOTION:  To approve the proposed amended bylaws for NAMI Westside Los Angeles, as a requirement for re-affiliation with the national organization, NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Please click the button below to review our new Bylaws!

2018 Bylaws PDF

NAMI, the acronym for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a grass-roots, education, support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of families who have relatives with a brain disorder (mental illness). This includes families and consumers diagnosed with a mental illness, relatives and friends, mental health professionals, and all who share NAMI’s vision and mission.

The Westside LA chapter  is one of a number of affiliates of both the NAMI California and the NAMI National organizations in Los Angeles county.   NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.  NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

NAMI was founded in 1979 by 254 caring people and now has grown to more than 210,000 members in over 1,200 affiliate groups in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico , the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and Guam. NAMI is getting stronger every day. In fact, Worth Magazine recently ranked NAMI in its “Top 100 charities most likely to change the world”.

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NAMI Westside LA is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
Federal Tax ID #26-2118750