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L.A. Business This Week

Chamber leads efforts to address inequities in the health care and tech workforce talent pipeline

On March 30, the Chamber hosted our first ever interview day for our L.A. Health Care and Tech Talent Pipeline programs at the Vernon-Central YouthSource Center in South L.A., in partnership with the Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD).

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Bixel Exchange celebrates eight startups in major accelerators

Bixel Exchange's Startup LAunch tech SBDC is proud to have eight of their startups in major accelerators across the country. 

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Bixel Exchange hosts coworking day at Ethos Society

Bixel Exchange traveled to Ethos Society, located in the heart of Koreatown, to host this year’s second coworking day organized between their Startup LAunch and L.A. Tech Talent Pipeline teams.

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Chamber announces Dr. Jerrold Green as recipient of Stanley T. Olafson Award

This week, the Chamber announced that Dr. Jerrold Green, president & CEO of the Pacific Council on International Policy, will be awarded the prestigious Stanley T. Olafson Award at the 93rd annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast on Thursday, May 2.

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Chamber celebrates energy and water innovation at 5th Annual Innovation Awards

The Chamber joined the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge for the 5th Annual Innovation Awards at The California Endowment to recognize the leadership of property owners who have achieved exceptional energy and water performance. 

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Chamber hears from Councilmember Harris-Dawson

The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council welcomed Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, who spoke about his vision as the new chair of the Planning and Land Use Management Committee.

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Women At the Table: A Dialogue On Getting More Women Onto Corporate Board Seats

On March 27, the Chamber's Nonprofit Council convened to discuss opportunities and strategies to put more women in the boardroom.

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Bringing credential transparency to the marketplace

The Chamber partnered with Credential Engine to kick off a regional effort to bring credential transparency and literacy to the L.A. marketplace so that prospective students, employers and others can easily access information about all available credentials in the region.

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Chamber meets with L.A. City College president to discuss health care workforce pipeline

On March 22, the Chamber visited Los Angeles City College and met with President Mary Gallagher for a business and community gathering as a part of our year-long "L.A. Connects" listening tour. 

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Chamber discusses immigration as a topic for economic success

Alma Salazar, senior vice president, Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, joined State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo for a panel discussion on the economic and social impacts of the Trump administration’s immigration policies on the California economy.

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