On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development (UNITE-LA) co-facilitated a discussion on regional talent development at the eighth annual California Economic Summit in Fresno, CA.
L.A. Cash for College, in partnership with the L.A. Area Chamber, UNITE-LA and Univision, Inc., partnered to provide college preparation, financial aid assistance, career exploration and scholarship opportunities to approximately 8,000 students during Tu Futuro LA: Beyond the Diploma. Photo Credit: Greisy Hernandez, Jaquelin Rosas-Soria and Romina Estrada / Las Fotos Project
The Chamber co-sponsored a reception on Sept. 18 with Sen. Lena Gonzalez and Education & Workforce Development Council Chair, Tamika Lang, to share why investing in early childhood benefits working parents, employers and the economy.
The Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with Goodwill Southern California and the Los Angeles Orange County (LA/OC) Regional Consortia of California Community Colleges, hosted a regional convening on apprenticeships with 60 stakeholders in education and workforce development from across the region.
The Chamber’s Center for Education Excellence & Talent Development, in partnership with the L.A. Unified School District, 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.
On Wednesday, the Chamber partnered with The James Irvine Foundation to host a roundtable for business leaders on building a thriving economy that creates upward mobility for California’s frontline workforce. Photo credit: Todd Bigelow
Chamber President & CEO Maria S. Salinas joined L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis on Wednesday to kick off the County's Youth@Work summer internship program.
Giannina Perez, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s senior policy advisor for early childhood, visited Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach to tour the space and understand lessons learned from the school’s best practices.
The Chamber partnered with Bank of America, Corrections to College California and the Vera Institute of Justice for a breakfast briefing on the importance and significant benefits to the business community of expanding access to postsecondary education for incarcerated individuals.
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.
The Chamber's Education & Workforce Development Council hosted a timely discussion with Sen. Holly Mitchell and Audrey Dow, senior vice president for The Campaign for College Opportunity, to discuss the governor's proposed budget and what it means for California's educational system and future workforce.
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).