Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off the Abilities Career Fair at the Los Angeles Abilities Expo 2017, held on Friday, March 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Abilities Expo is a nationwide set of large-scale exhibitions focused entirely on the wide variety of services, products, advocacy and activities for the disability community.
On November 16, 2016, the 37 member City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board took an oath of office and then conducted its two hour fall quarterly meeting. Learn More About the Members of the Board
Among the items discussed and actions taken included the approval of $1 million in Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds
The Center for Urban Future and New York University Wagner School released a report identifying the City of Los Angeles' YouthSource Center System partnership model as one of the 15 most innovative municipal ideas in the last decade.
Mayor Eric Garcetti, Dr. Jill Biden, and LACCD and LAUSD Officials Launch the Los Angeles College Promise: Guaranteed Admission and a Tuition-Free Year at Local Community Colleges for Los Angeles High School Graduates
Mayor Eric Garcetti and a host of local and national partners today launched the L.A. College Promise, making Los Angeles the largest city in America to guarantee high school graduates in the class of 2017 at least one tuition-free year of higher education.
WDB Also Meets New Board Members and Learns About City’s Workforce Restoration Plan
At its July 20, 2016 annual kickoff to the new Program Year meeting, the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board and its Youth Council honored organizations that made financial contributions and hiring pledges to support the City's ongoing Hire LA's Youth Initiative.