Bixel Exchange announced as Tech Done Right National Challenge winner

Center for Innovation & Technology on July 11, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Bixel Exchange, the Chamber's Center for Innovation & Technology, has been announced as one of 10 winners of Kapor Center's first-ever Tech Done Right National Challenge.

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Chambers celebrate 60 years of partnership

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on July 10, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The L.A. Area Chamber and the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 60th anniversary since the original signing of their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 1959.

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Chamber co-hosts summit for transition-age foster youth

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on July 9, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Three hundred practitioners from child welfare, higher education and workforce development agencies attended a summit organized by the L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative focused on supporting transition-age foster youth in achieving college and career success.

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Addressing school nurse talent demand through partnership

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on July 9, 2019 at 3:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Office of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and the California Community Colleges Health Workforce Initiative, hosted a School Nurse Interview Day on Tuesday, July 9.

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Chamber advises State Superintendent Tony Thurmond on college affordability

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on July 8, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Juana Hernandez, senior manager of postsecondary initiatives, represented the Chamber in Sacramento on Monday, July 8, for a statewide meeting on college affordability.

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Bixel Exchange kicks off 2019 summer internships with WorkforceReady unveiling

Center for Innovation & Technology on July 2, 2019 at 3:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Tuesday, Bixel Exchange's L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline kicked off the summer internship season with an orientation and luncheon for new interns and their respective companies.

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Chamber participates in conversation on reverse transfer

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on July 1, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Juana Hernandez, senior manager of postsecondary initiatives at the Chamber, participated in California Competes’ “Higher Ed Chat” on CSUN Connections, a reverse transfer initiative to support adults in the L.A. area who have faced barriers to completing their degree.

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Chamber joins "Creating A Path to Success" panel

Center for Small Business Success on June 28, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Andrea Nunn, senior vice president of corporate and member relations at the Chamber, joined the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (CHCC) at Google's Playa Vista campus for a panel discussion on the role that chambers of commerce play in the Southern California region's economy and communities, and how businesses can get involved.

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Chamber hears from L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer at Accenture Pancakes & Politics

Center for Business Advocacy on June 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer joined the Chamber’s Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series to discuss his efforts to improve public safety, address the city’s homelessness crisis and enforce cannabis laws. 

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Solve the Immigration Crisis Now

Maria S. Salinas on June 28, 2019 at 9:00:00 am in The Business Perspective 
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We have all seen and been horrified by the terrible images of the conditions of the migrant detention centers at the border. Similarly, recent announcement about pending immigration raids only serve to destabilize our communities, families and business. We can and must do more to improve our immigration system.

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