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Propel L.A., LAEDC, and our partners are conducting research, developing programs, and generating results to create more equity across the spectrum for LA County residents. Read about what’s happening here.

Propel L.A. Continues Forward and Enlists Support of 18 Lead Partners

Propel L.A. Continues Forward and Enlists Support of 18 Lead Partners

Lead Partners will play critical role in execution of the Countywide Strategic Plan  LOS ANGELES, CA – (November 21, 2017) Following through on the work.. Read More →
Great Contributors to the LA County Community Honored at EDDY Awards

Great Contributors to the LA County Community Honored at EDDY Awards

The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) recognized the City of Downey as the Most Business Friendly City with a population greater than 68,000 and the City.. Read More →
CalState LA and YMCA Launch Achieve LA

CalState LA and YMCA Launch Achieve LA

By Jillian Beck, CalState LA News Service Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined California State University, Los Angeles and YMCA officials Wednesday to launch Achieve.. Read More →
AB 1520 Passes – Addressing Children in Poverty

AB 1520 Passes – Addressing Children in Poverty

Congratulations to Assemblymember Autumn Burke and the team at End Child Poverty in California on passage of AB 1520! The bill was recently signed by.. Read More →
Rezoning Hawthorne industrial site isn’t a good housing solution

Rezoning Hawthorne industrial site isn’t a good housing solution

Dave Flaks, LAEDC President and COO, was featured as Guest Commentary in the Daily Breeze on the affects of inefficient use of jobs-producing land.  .. Read More →
Propel L.A. and LAEDC’s Work Honored by Tuskegee Airmen

Propel L.A. and LAEDC’s Work Honored by Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Airmen Offer Scholarships to Students Throughout LA County, and Honor the Work of LAEDC CEO, Bill Allen The Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation hosts an.. Read More →
The New Center for a Competitive Workforce Releases First Report

The New Center for a Competitive Workforce Releases First Report

A first-of-its-kind report released this week revealed that while the 28 community colleges in the greater Los Angeles / Orange County Basin (“LA Basin”) are.. Read More →
How is LA County doing in resident income?

How is LA County doing in resident income?

  The new Census figures for 2016 were recently released from the American Community Survey. According to the Survey, conditions in LA County are improving... Read More →
LA County Seeks to Host Amazon Headquarters

LA County Seeks to Host Amazon Headquarters

  On a motion by Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board voted unanimously to partner with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.. Read More →
LA Valley College opens Workforce Strategy Center

LA Valley College opens Workforce Strategy Center

City leaders including Mayor Eric Garcetti, council members and Los Angeles Community College District officials formally opened the doors of the new City of Los.. Read More →
City of Industry’s significant contribution to LA County’s economy

City of Industry’s significant contribution to LA County’s economy

With 319 residents, the City of Industry has created an economic impact of over 200,000 direct and indirect jobs in LA County. An economic impact.. Read More →
LAEDC Uniting Cities to Attract Amazon

LAEDC Uniting Cities to Attract Amazon

Amazon recently announced its intention to build a new second headquarters – Amazon HQ2 – with projected employment of 50,000 new full-time well-paying direct jobs.. Read More →
Biocom’s New LA Advisory Board Includes LAEDC CEO Bill Allen

Biocom’s New LA Advisory Board Includes LAEDC CEO Bill Allen

As Biocom continues to expand its life science industry advocacy and support in LA County, it has tapped LAEDC CEO, Bill Allen, along with 10 other leaders.. Read More →
Teaming up to feed the hungry, not a landfill

Teaming up to feed the hungry, not a landfill

Kaiser Permanente of Southern California partners with food recovery agencies to help alleviate hunger and reduce food waste. Several times a week, a volunteer from.. Read More →
Biotech explodes in LA County, tackling everything from sickle-cell anemia to spider-free silk

Biotech explodes in LA County, tackling everything from sickle-cell anemia to spider-free silk

Biotech companies across Los Angeles County are unlocking new solutions for a host of as-yet-untreatable ailments, from sickle-cell anemia and rheumatoid arthritis to all varieties.. Read More →
Bioscience entrepreneurs, investors connect at Cal State LA for First Look L.A. 2017

Bioscience entrepreneurs, investors connect at Cal State LA for First Look L.A. 2017

California State University, Los Angeles recently hosted some of the region’s leading bioscience research institutions during a day-long event focusing on emerging technology investment opportunities... Read More →

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