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UNITE-LA Applauds Master Plan for Career Education

Laser focused on equitable, economic mobility through education and workforce development, UNITE-LA applauds the Governor’s Executive Order to create a Master Plan for Career Education. A state task force has kicked off a public engagement plan and already identified numerous challenges and potential solutions to developing a cohesive, statewide approach to education and training pathways.

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UNITE-LA Today: UNITE-LA Participates in The Power of Business Summit

UNITE-LA participated in the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce's member event, The Power of Business Summit, hosted at the Santa Monica Brew Works in Santa Monica last month, which brought together more than 150 small businesses for an insightful and collaborative event.

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UNITE-LA Today: UNITE-LA Participates in CA African American Chamber Summit

UNITE-LA participated in the California African American Chamber of Commerce Summit where we connected with key partners and elected officials in discussions focused on closing racial gaps across the California economy and celebrating the tremendous contributions of African American businesses.

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UNITE-LA Today: Partnerships with New Business Organizations

We are pleased to share that UNITE-LA has activated partnerships with new business organizations: the Los Angeles Business Council and the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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UNITE-LA Today: A President Meets a Vice President

UNITE-LA was honored to be invited to a holiday reception at Vice President Kamala Harris’ home. UNITE-LA President, Alysia Bell, had the pleasure of representing our team at the VP’s residence. UNITE-LA is a pledger to The White House’s Talent Pipeline Challenge, which includes our commitment to the triple bottom line of equity, economy and environment through signature efforts, including the LA Regional Cleantech Career Academy and LA DEAL.

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UNITE-LA Today: You Look Like You Could Use a Good Volunteer Day

UNITE-LA is accepting applications for its 2024 college and career readiness volunteer and partner opportunities - both virtual and in-person options. An important part of UNITE-LA’s mission is to improve career and postsecondary outcomes for L.A.’s youth and young adults through college access; STEAM career pathway and workforce programs; and job/internship opportunities. Apply now!

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UNITE-LA Today: Systems Change Impact Report

In 2023, the Systems-Change team and UNITE-LA celebrated 15 years of the L.A. Compact, the launch of the L.A. Region K-16 Collaborative, the expansion of LAUSD’s Community Schools Initiative, progress toward the LA DEAL partnership’s vision to close persistent digital divides and so much more!

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UNITE-LA Today: L.A. Cash for College Super Saturday

UNITE-LA hosted L.A. Cash for College Super Saturday events at Los Angeles Harbor College and West Los Angeles College last month. It was an ambitious undertaking that supported more than 1,400 students and their families in greater Los Angeles.

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UNITE-LA Today: Opportunity Youth at the Forefront


In Case You Missed It: UNITE-LA's 2023 Impact Report

2024 is well underway, and we hope it is going wonderful for each of you! In case you missed it, UNITE-LA recently shared our 2023 Impact Report, a testament to the unwavering commitment of numerous partners to collectively foster positive change in the lives of Angelenos.

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