Workforce Accelerator Grants Speed to Los Angeles

Accelerator Grants make it easier for Angelenos to find jobs Leveraging good ideas and past success - matched with calculated risk, experimentation and hard work - several partners of the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department and the Workforce Investment Board have successfully secured Workforce Accelerator Fund (WAF) grants from the California Workforce Investment Board.

Workforce Accelerator Fund 2.0 grants are the brainchild of the

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Partner with Us and HIRE LA's Youth

Hire LA's Youth InitiativeHIRE LA’s Youth is one of the City’s most exciting programs to put young adults to work, ensuring they have “first time” job experience that will set them on the path of lifetime earners. This year we are committed to providing 10,000 jobs for young people ages 16 to 24, who live in the city of Los Angeles.

Please join us in putting a young person to work this summer 2015
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Sustainable City pLAn

pLAn for a sustainable cityAction for a Greener, Healthier, More Resilient City + More Jobs

Climate change is real and it negatively impacts our lives in increasing ways. Drought, water restrictions and increasing heat days are just some of the real impacts. Couple these with the ever-present threat of major seismic activity - action must be taken!

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Re-launch of City’s WorkSource Centers and Empowers Job Seekers to Retrain for New Careers and Connect to Employment

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti in November 2014 speaking about the WorkSource NetworkIn early fall, 2014, Mayor Eric Garcetti re-launched the City of Los Angeles’ WorkSource Centers. Speaking at the grand opening of the Vernon Central - LATTC WorkSource Center located at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Mayor Garcetti said the WorkSource Centers were important help achieve his administration’s top priority of “a City that not only works, but is working again.”

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