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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.

Mayor Garcetti, LA City Leaders, to Accelerate Housing Construction for Homeless Angelenos

Mayor Garcetti, LA City Leaders, to Accelerate Housing Construction for Homeless Angelenos

LOS ANGELES, APRIL 11, 2018 — The City Council today passed dual ordinances that will dramatically accelerate L.A.’s efforts to create new units of supportive housing for.. Read More →
United Way of Greater Los Angeles – Everyone In Campaign

United Way of Greater Los Angeles – Everyone In Campaign

  Homelessness is one of the most complex and vexing challenges in our community, with over 58,000 individuals living on the streets. This crisis touches.. Read More →
The homeless in L.A. are not who you think they are

The homeless in L.A. are not who you think they are

From L.A. Times Editorial Board, February 26, 2018 Many people think of homelessness as a problem of substance abusers and mentally ill people, of chronic.. Read More →
A partnership that could get a lot more kids into college: CSU, meet YMCA

A partnership that could get a lot more kids into college: CSU, meet YMCA

By Jose Gomez From the Sacramento Bee, February 6, 2018 I write this as the first flurry of acceptances have begun to reach hopeful applicants.. Read More →
Long Beach Vice Mayor Richardson Launches “Everyone In” Initiative, Addressing Economic Inclusion

Long Beach Vice Mayor Richardson Launches “Everyone In” Initiative, Addressing Economic Inclusion

Pictured above: Economic Development Commission Chair Randal Hernandez, LA LISC Executive Director Tunua Thrash-Ntuk, Councilwoman Stacy Mungo, Vice Mayor Rex Richardson, and Long Beach Community Foundation.. Read More →
SoCal Aerospace Industry Adding Jobs

SoCal Aerospace Industry Adding Jobs

According to the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, approximately 5,000 new, direct payroll jobs were added in the past two years in Southern California. .. Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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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Fri 27

2018 Social Innovation Summit

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 30

Advanced Clean Transportation Expo & Conference

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 5:00 pm