L.A. area business leaders discuss building an inclusive regional economy

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on June 26, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

The Chamber partnered with The James Irvine Foundation to host a roundtable for business leaders on building a thriving economy that creates upward mobility for California’s frontline workforce.

arrowRead More

Chamber and First 5 LA produce new landscape analysis

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on June 26, 2019 at 12:00:00 am in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

In partnership with First 5 LA, the Chamber has produced a landscape analysis on Promoting Family-Friendly Workplace Policies and Practices.

arrowRead More

Chamber celebrates Latinx entrepreneurship at POSiBLE LA

Center for Innovation & Technology on June 22, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

Last Saturday, the Chamber joined Univision for their annual POSiBLE LA Entrepreneur Expo to celebrate the city's Latinx business and entrepreneur community. 

arrowRead More

BIZCON SoCal takes a deep dive into innovation and entrepreneurship in Southern California

L.A. Area Chamber on June 19, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

On June 19, the Chamber hosted its annual BIZCON SoCal business conference and networking event designed to celebrate, inspire and support businesses across the L.A. region.

arrowRead More

Spotlight on youth employment

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on June 18, 2019 at 11:59:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

The Chamber’s leadership in helping young adults access internship and job opportunities was featured this week when the Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development Senior Manager, Ever Hilleprandt, was interviewed on Univision, speaking about the qualities employers seek in entry-level candidates and the skills and attributes that make them competitive in the marketplace.

arrowRead More

Thirteen apprentices graduate from Nike x Design

Center for Innovation & Technology on June 18, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

The Chamber's Bixel Exchange team traveled to Portland to see their 13 apprentices from L.A. community colleges graduate from the Nike x Design program.

arrowRead More

CNN Contributor Ryan Patel addresses Global Initiatives Council

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on June 18, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

Ryan Patel, fellow with the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and frequent CNN, BBC and Nasdaq contributor, addressed members of the Chamber's Global Initiatives Council this week as he shared insights into how companies can prepare for the next wave of global trade disruption while reaping the numerous benefits of trade in a fluctuating political and economic climate.

arrowRead More

Bixel Exchange launches 2019 Snap Design Academy

Center for Innovation & Technology on June 17, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

On June 17, Bixel Exchange, the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, launched the 2019 Snap Design Academy in partnership with Snap Inc.

arrowRead More

C.O.R.E. celebrates 14 internship graduates

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on June 14, 2019 at 11:59:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

On June 14, 14 interns graduated from the eight-week Creating Opportunities and Real Experiences (C.O.R.E.) internship program, in which the Chamber placed justice-involved young adults, ages 18 to 25, in job opportunities with employer partners.

arrowRead More

Diversifying the future of STEM

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on June 14, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
Comments (0)

The Chamber hosted a special joint Education & Workforce Development and Innovation & Technology Council with Susan Bonilla, state director at the Council for a Strong America, who highlighted how the graduation rate in computer science is starkly low when it comes to black and Latino students. 

arrowRead More