LAUP logoThe Essential Role of Early Care and Education and its Workforce

On October 14-15, 2015, the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) hosted “LA’s Workforce at the Crossroads Summit: The Essential Role of Early Care and Education and Its Workforce.” Held at

LA's Younger Workforce
View key informative demographics about City and County of LA's young workforce - education levels, employment and unemployment, earnings and poverty levels.

Presented to the Los Angeles Regional Workforce Partnership on August 5, 2015 by Christine Cooper, Ph.D., LAEDC's Institute for Applied Economics.

WDB Creating Job Opportunities
On June 30, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti approved the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board's $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16.

Approved by the WIB on May 27, 2015, the plan passed the $64 million Annual Plan for Program Year 2015-16. This document includes

2015 Veterans Career Summit
At the July 14, 2015 10,000 Strong Veterans Career Summit, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that his 10,000 Strong Coalition of over 200 public and private sector partners has hired nearly 5,000 veterans in one year. He was joined by more than 1,000 veterans, employers, supporters

Veterans’ Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) Helps Local Vets
In mid-June, the California Employment Development Department awarded $888,000 to local WorkSource Centers/America's Job Center of California (AJCC) to assist veterans through Veterans Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) grants.

LAEDC’s Economic Report on Los Angeles People, Industry and Jobs from 2014-2019
The LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics has published a new study on LA County’s workforce needs, occupational forecasts, and skills required by occupations.

The study provides workforce development intelligence as part of an ongoing partnership with regional Workforce Investment Boards and other education and workforce development partners.