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Welcome to the City of Los Angeles
Economic and Workforce Development Department
Building Local Business  •  Strengthening Our Workforce

DoL Secretary Visits L.A.

US Department of Labor Secretary views the Crenshaw/LAX Corridor Transit Project and discusses how the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) will assist Americans and youth to succeed in the workplace
LA Fellows success stories - from left, Richard Tom, Christine Stenberg, Ben Seigel, Gigi Nang, and Dana Chotiner
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DOL Working For You

LA Fellows Program helps the long-term unemployed find new careers through the combination of professional development and volunteering
LA Fellows success stories - from left, Richard Tom, Christine Stenberg, Ben Seigel, Gigi Nang, and Dana Chotiner
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State Assemblymember and Committee Hold Emotional Hearing on Disconnected Youth

The Committee met with nationally renowned experts, community-based organizations in Los Angeles, and formerly disconnected young people, testimony was powerful, and at times deeply personal
California State Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra
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Creative Financing Conference

September 16th, 2014
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Hear from lenders who have successfully done the hard deals, as they share secrets on creative ways to package your loan
Creative Financing Conference September 16, 2014 at the Sheraton LAX from 7am-7pm
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The New Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

New legislation will reform America’s Job Training Programs and improve workforce services and training opportunities for job seekers
President Obama Signing WIOA into Law
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Chancellor of the L.A. Community College District Gives Speech During President Obama's LATTC Campus Visit

On Thursday, July 24th, Dr. Francisco Rodriguez spoke about the importance of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act and job training programs
L.A. Community College District Chancellor Dr. Francisco Rodriguez makes a speech
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LA's Summer of Learning Program

Youth are invited to participate in FREE activities throughout the city and online at Summer of Learning.LA. There is still time to participate in LA’s Summer of Learning program and turn the entire city into a campus!
Summer of Learning website
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Business Procurement Training Program

The USC Bridges to Business Success Program provides procurement training for small minority/women/veteran owned businesses to enhance technical skills and effectively compete for procurement opportunities
USC Bridges to Business Success
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Hire LA's Youth provides young adults "first time" job experiences, setting them on the path to higher education and careers
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L.A.'s New BusinessSource Virtual Counselor Network

the network utilizes technology & local advisors to provide services for small businesses, integrating resources across the city into a single portal
Virtual Business Assistance
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WorkSource System Redesign to Launch July 2014

the updated system, consisting of 17 centers located throughout the city, will focus on practical training for today's job market
WorkSource System Redesign
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State Enterprise Zone Program Has Expired

The State Enterprise Zone (SEZ) program ended December 31, 2013. The last day to submit voucher applications is August 31, 2014

California State Enterprise Zones
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