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The City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board annually manages more than $50 million in public funds aimed at building the LA economy and improving the quality of life for every community member


2007 through 2008 workforce related articles, achievements and developments from across the City of Los Angeles that reflected the enthusiasm and extraordinary impact of the WIB and the workforce system.  WIB Press Archives are accessible at the bottom of the page



Mayor Villaraigosa & IndyMac Bank Announce Foreclosure Prevention Effort
November 19, 2008

Mayor Calls on Business Community to Support HIRE LA’s Youth Employment Program
October 27 2008

ABC7 On Your Side Reports on Local WorkSource Centers
September 2, 2008

Hire L.A. and Kaiser Permanente’s Summer Youth Program - A Perfect Match
July 25, 2008

Summer Youth Program Engages Public on Recycling Practices
July 15, 2008

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) - Tapping America's Potential Progress Report
July 2008

Magic Johnson Joins Mayor Villaraigosa to Announce New Goals for the Successful HireLA Program
June 2, 2008

Mayor Villaraigosa Challenges WIB to Help HireLA's Youth Obtain Summer Employment
April 30, 2008

Mayor Villaraigosa & The Volunteers of America Bring Job Opportunities to L.A.'s Skid Row
April 11, 2008

Mayor's Appointee Makes a Big Job Impact
March 23, 2008

Helping Los Angeles Homeless to Find Jobs
February 8, 2008

L.A. City Council and WIB Recognize "Four Star Performers" WorkSource & OneSource Centers
January 25, 2008

Los Angeles Economy and Jobs Committee Makes Recommendations to Create High-Quality Jobs and Strengthen L.A.'s Economy
January 23, 2008

New "Living Independently Through Employment (LITE)" Portal Helps L.A.'s Homeless Move Forward to Education and Employment
January 22, 2008


November 2, 2007
Millennium Momentum Foundation Recognizes the WIB for "City of Opportunity Award"

September 20, 2007
Mayor Villaraigosa Leads Effort to Provide More Construction Job Opportunities

June 13, 2007
Gregory Irish Appointed as Executive Director to WIB

March 22, 2007
Mayor & Councilman Join the L.A. WIB for First Annual Workforce Leader Awards


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