L.A. Business This Week

Financial aid bill for foster youth passes committee

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 4, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Senate Bill 150 (Beall), which improves access to the Chafee Education and Training Voucher, a financial aid program specifically for foster youth, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Aug. 30 and will proceed to a vote following a third reading on the floor.

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Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach welcomes new school year

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on September 3, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Sept. 3, Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach celebrated its first day of the new 2019-2020 school year. 

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Planning the future of transportation for the Southern California region

Center for Business Advocacy on September 3, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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During the Transportation & Goods Movement Council, members engaged in discussions about long-range transportation and housing needs for the region and the four alternatives Metro is studying for the Sepulveda Corridor.

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Maria S. Salinas appointed to Future of Work Commission

Center for Business Advocacy on August 30, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas has been appointed to Gov. Gavin Newsom's Future of Work Commission.

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Chamber partners with Port of Los Angeles to kick off L.A. Fleet Week

Center for Small Business Success on August 29, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Aug. 29, the Chamber held a special V.I.P. reception in conjunction with the annual L.A. Fleet Week.

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WorkforceReady in action

Center for Innovation & Technology on August 29, 2019 at 7:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Earlier this year, Bixel Exchange, the Center for Innovation & Technology at the Chamber, partnered with Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation on the rollout of their WorkforceReady pilot program. 

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Chamber joins The Music Center for plaza grand re-opening

L.A. Area Chamber on August 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas attended The Music Center Plaza's grand re-opening.

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Chamber joins Mayor’s Women’s Equality Day celebration

L.A. Area Chamber on August 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Aug. 28, the Chamber was invited by the Office of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to join the Women's Equality Day celebration at Getty House.

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LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas joins Accenture Pancakes & Politics

Center for Business Advocacy on August 23, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Last week’s Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series featured Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas. 

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Chamber celebrates Carlos Valderrama and Sean Arian

L.A. Area Chamber on August 22, 2019 at 7:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber hosted a farewell reception honoring Carlos J. Valderrama, outgoing president of the Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, and Sean Arian, outgoing president and co-founder of Bixel Exchange, the Center for Innovation & Technology.

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