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.

Shifting from WIA to WIOA
The City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board and the City's Economic and Workforce Development Department, together with the network of WorkSource Centers/America's Job Centers of California and the YouthSource Centers, are prepared for the July 1, 2015 transition to the new federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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

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
Read More: Hire LA's Youth 2015

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!