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L.A. Business This Week

Mentoring Students in South L.A. and Southeast L.A.

Last month, over the course of five days, the Chamber's Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development provided programming for nearly 250 students and engaged 66 professional volunteers as mock interviewers.

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Chamber President & CEO Joins Latino Economic & Policy Summit

On Nov. 22, Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined the Inland Empire Economic Partnership and other business leaders at the inaugural Inland Empire Latino Economic & Policy Summit.

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Chamber Hosts Governor of São Paulo, Brazil

The Chamber, in partnership with the Brazil California Chamber and Brazilian National Confederation of Industries (CNI), hosted the Governor of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, João Doria Júnior, this week for a discussion focused on trade, investment and the state's economic outlook and privatization objectives, specifically targeting assets and special projects in infrastructure, transportation, education, sustainability, ag-tech, entertainment and tourism.

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Chamber Joins JVS SoCal for Women's Conference

On Nov. 20, Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined the JVS Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) for their annual women's conference.

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2019 SCLN Visionaries Awards Honors Outstanding Leadership in Southern California

On Nov. 20, Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN) held their annual Visionaries Awards.

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Global Initiatives Council Briefed by Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

Bud Colligan, Senior Adviser for International Affairs and Trade at the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development, addressed members of the Chamber's Global Initiatives Council this week to provide an update on California's strategy to expand international trade and investment opportunities.

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Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Talks Proposed Ballot Measure

The Los Angeles County Fire Department serves more than 2,200 square miles and 59 cities and unincorporated communities. On Nov. 19, L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Deputy Fire Chief Jon O'Brien joined the Government & Fiscal Affairs Council to present the challenges the department faces as wildfires continue to become more prevalent in Southern California and the number of calls for services steadily increases.

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Chamber Participates in Mayor to Mayor Luncheon and Fireside Chat

Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti for a discussion on topics impacting the L.A. regional economy, including innovation, transportation, housing and sustainability.

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Bixel Exchange Celebrates Community at L.A. Tech Founders x Talent Coworking Day

On Nov. 13, Bixel Exchange hosted its L.A. Tech Founders x Talent Coworking Day at General Assembly DTLA.

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A Fireside Conversation with Workforce Leaders

On Nov. 12, Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined a conversation on the Future of Work at Pasadena City College. 

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