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On December 3, 2019, the Los Angeles City Council ratified the appointments of nine new members that will serve on the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board (WDB).

Appointed directly by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the new members will join the 39 member body which oversees the City's public workforce system of WorkSource Centers, YouthSource Centers, HIRE LA's Youth and other training and employment initiatives.

City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board officers at the July 2019 annual meeting
On July 23, 2019, the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board (WDB) held its annual, summer meeting at Friendship Auditorium in Griffith Park.

During the meeting, the WDB approved a set of online resources which identify the many apprenticeship opportunities in the region. These reports will be posted online and made available to the public. The tools will be useful for

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The seven Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) of Los Angeles County submitted their Regional and Local plan modifications and were awarded $8,709,066 on March 25, 2019 in Prison to Employment (P2E) Initiative funding! This represents a win for the re-entry and justice-involved individuals in Los Angeles County who make up a third of the State’s supervised population. Although there are currently some, informal re-entry services being provided by

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The Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) of LA County are seeking public input on modifications to the region’s Workforce Development Plan. The Draft Modification to the Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit Regional Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020 was open to public review and comment through March 10, 2019.

The Los Angeles Workforce Development Area Local Plan was also open for public review and comments through March 10, 2019.

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The City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board (WDB) recently released the final Year 19 Annual Plan for Program Year 2018-2019.

The 2018-19 Annual Plan plan covers the service strategies, activities and budget for the City’s Workforce Development System and outlines how the City will deliver and promote services to create a trained workforce with access to good jobs, which will lead to the development of a strong regional economy.