Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner joined a packed house for last Friday's Accenture Pancakes & Politics Breakfast Speaker Series.
The Land Use, Construction & Housing Council welcomed L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin, 11th District, who provided an update on serving our homelessness community through Los Angeles City's A Bridge Home Program, wins and challenges with these efforts, and perspectives on moving forward.
The Chamber joined leaders from the California Chamber Network and the California Linked Learning Alliance who spent the day at the Huntington Park Institute of Applied Medicine (HPIAM), a southeast LAUSD health care pathway with an enrollment of 775 students supported by the Chamber.
The Chamber, in partnership with the European Union and Beacon Economics, hosted EU Economic and Financial Affairs Minister Counselor Moreno Bertoldi.
Earlier this week, members of the Chamberís Global Initiatives Council received a briefing on the Fourth Industrial Revolution from Richard Samans, managing director of The World Economic Forum.
The Chamber's Innovation & Technology Council held their last meeting of the year, dedicated to the discussion of the digital divide and ensuring digital inclusion for all.
The Education & Workforce Development Council hosted Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, and Michael Olenick, president and CEO of the Child Care Resource Center, on Oct. 12.
The Chamber's Health Care Council hosted Dustin Corcoran, CEO of the California Medical Association that represents more than 43,000 physicians.
The Chamber's Transportation & Goods Movement Council heard about two concurrent bus planning efforts at Metro.
On Tuesday, Fred Ali, President & CEO of the Weingart Foundation, and Dr. Bob Ross, President & CEO of The California Endowment, joined California Community Foundation President & CEO Antonia Hernandez in hosting a reception to welcome Maria S. Salinas as the new President & CEO of the Chamber.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors recognized the Chamber and John Burton Advocates for Youth for their efforts to increase college attainment for current and former foster youth in the region.