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Hire LA's Youth
HIRE LA's Youth is one of the City's most exciting programs providing young adults "first time" job experience that sets them on the path to higher education and careers
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Watch HIRE LA's Youth Video featuring a local teen who looks back on the real life experience he gained in the program three years ago and where he is today

HIRE LA's Youth Participant Video

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Save the Date - Crossroads 2014

With keynote speaker Dr. Paul Harrington, Drexel University, this year's focus is on Multigenerational Workforce and creating opportunities for older & younger workers
May 9, 2014
Crossroads 2014
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EWDD Now Hiring

EWDD currently has 19 temporary Youth Employment positions available to assist the Summer Youth Employment Program from May through September 2014. Hurry and apply, these spots won't remain open long!
Jobs at EWDD
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Volunteers Celebrate Success

On Saturday, April 5th, they delivered 4 financial workshops, hosted 15 financial resource fair booths, and helped families claim $46,571 in tax refunds. All in one day!
Volunteers at the first of four April is National Financial Literacy Month events
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Financial Literacy Info Every Saturday in April

April is National Financial Literacy Month - Learn to be money smart and take advantage of available resources and benefits at free workshops and resource fairs across the city every Saturday this month
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April is National Financial Literacy Month
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Jan Perry on LA Business Journal Commentary of February 3, 2014

The writers, Michael Kelly and Kevin Klowden, have hit on several topics that are specific to the work we are doing at the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department. They noted the need for a skilled workforce.
EWDD General Manager Jan Perry
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Grant Will Help Spread the Word on Financial Empowerment

The City of Los Angeles has been awarded a $100,000 in-kind technical assistance grant from the Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund to support the integration of one-on-one financial coaching
Key to Financial Empowerment
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State Enterprise Zone Program Has Expired

The State Enterprise Zone (SEZ) program ended December 31, 2013.
California State Enterprise Zones
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