News Room & Blogs

News Room & Blogs

UNITE-LA Today: Stronger Together

UNITE-LA understands the importance of strengthening working relationships with ethnic and minority business partners that break down barriers and build up the economy. As such, UNITE-LA met with the President of the Coalition of Filipino American Chambers of Commerce (COFACC) last month.

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UNITE-LA Today: CA’s Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan

Last month, UNITE-LA submitted public comment on California's Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan (State Plan) for Program Years 2024-27.

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UNITE-LA Today: Regional Economic Association Leaders of CA (R.E.A.L. Coalition) & UNITE-LA

UNITE-LA supported the R.E.A.L. Education and Workforce Development Committee meeting last month, which featured Childcare Resource Center (CCRC), whose President & CEO, Michael Olenick, sits on the UNITE-LA board.

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UNITE-LA Today: Digital Equity

UNITE-LA recently submitted public comment on the draft State Digital Equity Plan, which lays out how California’s agencies will invest in communities to ensure every Californian has access to affordable and reliable internet.

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UNITE-LA Today: Education Means Business Webinar

Last month, UNITE-LA, in partnership with Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) and the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, hosted a virtual Education Means Business webinar with California's leading experts on the state budget: State Senator Anthony Portantino, Chair of the Appropriations Committee, and Jason Sisney, Budget Director for Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas.

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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: 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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