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

The new free online search engine for job seekers & employers is now available with thousands of listings in the
Los Angeles area
Economic Development & Business Assistance Programs Presentation
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Economic Development & Business Assistance Programs

The September 12th presentation focused on trends & challenges, and business support & growth tools, both local
and statewide
Economic Development & Business Assistance Programs Presentation
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California Competes Tax Credit Program

a tax credit available to businesses that
relocate or stay & grow in
California Competes Tax Credit
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Competing for Federal Grants

October 6-10th, 2014
Training Information Flyer
The Grantsmanship Center is offering training on the federal grants process and how to effectively position your business
Federal Grant Application Training through The Grantsmanship Center
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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
from left: DoL Secretary Tom Perez, WIB President Charlie Woo, and EWDD General Manager Jan Perry
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Unique Paths to New Jobs

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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The New Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

New legislation will reform America’s Job Training Programs and improve 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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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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