L.A. Business This Week

Investing In Futures addresses higher education challenges for justice-involved individuals

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 14, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On March 14, the Chamber, in partnership with Bank of America, Corrections to College California and the Vera Institute of Justice, hosted a breakfast briefing on the importance and significant benefits to the business community of expanding access to postsecondary education for justice-involved individuals.

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Chamber's World Trade Week initiative recognized by County Supervisor Kathryn Barger

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on May 14, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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This week, the Chamber was presented with a Certificate of Recognition by County Supervisor Kathryn Barger at the L.A. County Board of Supervisor's meeting for its annual World Trade Week Southern California initiative and the program's dedication to promoting the positive aspects of international trade that are vital to a strong local and national economy for the past 93 years.

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Supporting community college nursing students navigate post-graduation job search

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 13, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On Monday, May 13, the Chamber’s L.A. Health Care Talent Pipeline program hosted a job search, resume writing and interview prep workshop for 29 Los Angeles City College students preparing to become registered nurses (RN).

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Chamber leads discussion on the importance of a statewide longitudinal data system

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 10, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber co-hosted a legislative briefing in Sacramento with the California EDGE Coalition, Credential Engine and Data Quality Campaign on the ways the state can transform data collection around education and workforce development to inform all key stakeholders and advance educational and economic equity for underserved communities in California.

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LARExC invited to welcome Vietnamese ambassador

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on May 8, 2019 at 11:59:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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Carlos J. Valderrama, vice chair of the Los Angeles Regional Export Council (LARExC), joined L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti at City Hall to welcome the Honorable Ha Kim Ngoc, Vietnamese ambassador to the United States.

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Transportation & Goods Movement Council hears updates from Metrolink and Metro

Center for Business Advocacy on May 7, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber’s Transportation & Goods Movement Council was joined by Metrolink’s new CEO Stephanie Wiggins and Metro’s Dr. Joshua Schank.

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Chamber supports HPIAM Community Health Fair

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on May 4, 2019 at 10:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The Chamber supported the students of the Huntington Park Institute of Applied Medicine (HPIAM) as they hosted their 4th Annual Community Health Fair on Saturday morning.

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Chamber kicks off a month of world trade in Southern California

Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment on May 2, 2019 at 12:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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On May 2, the Chamber hosted its 93rd annual World Trade Week (WTW) Kickoff Breakfast at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown Hotel.

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Chamber hosts discussion on NextGen Bus Study

Center for Business Advocacy on April 30, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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An engaged group of business community representatives met with Metro’s Robert Calix and the NextGen Bus Study team at the Chamber to discuss updates on the process.

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L.A. Area Chamber supports community schools pilot

Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development on April 29, 2019 at 5:00:00 pm in L.A. Business This Week 
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The L.A. Compact, in partnership with L.A. Unified and United Teachers Los Angeles, hosted the inaugural meeting of the Community Schools Steering Committee.

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