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UNITE-LA Today: 2023 OYC Impact Report

The L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC), co-convened by UNITE-LA, John Burton Advocates for Youth and the Alliance for Children's Rights, recently released its 2023 Impact report. The OYC strives to build partnerships across sectors to improve education and employment outcomes for transition-age foster youth (TAY).

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UNITE-LA Today: One of Our Own

A big congratulations to Ilia Lopez, UNITE-LA’s Associate Director, Inclusion and Community Partnerships, for being awarded the 2023 Above and Beyond Award from the Cisco Networking Academy.

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UNITE-LA Today: Health Care

Last month, UNITE-LA hosted its second Health Care Virtual Career Fair for 45 attendees, including high school and college students, as well as other partners.

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UNITE-LA Today: L.A. Youth at Work Update

Our youth engagement team was at Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School on Saturday, March 9.

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UNITE-LA Today: Economic Mobility for Rural Workers

Last month, UNITE-LA National Strategic Partnerships (NSP) team members were in York, Pennsylvania, supporting the Economic Mobility for Rural Workers in-person convening.

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UNITE-LA Today: New California Coalition

UNITE-LA is pleased to have been invited to join the New California Coalition (NCC) as an official partner.

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UNITE-LA Today: Talent Rewire

Last month, members of the UNITE-LA team supported the launch of Talent Rewire's SoCal Action Lab in partnership with San Diego Workforce Partnership.

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Partner Spotlight: CSU Long Beach

UNITE-LA is proud to collaborate with the CSU Long Beach team in a number of ways, including through our early care and education work at Educare, our regional K-16 Collaborative work, and in our service on the Five-Year Strategic Planning Ad-Hoc Committee of the City of Los Angeles’ Workforce Development Board.

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UNITE-LA Today: Hooray for Hollywood!

Last month, UNITE-LA, in partnership with the Hollywood Chamber’s Legislative Committee, placed three key bills on the agenda, including AB1947 (Rivas), AB2458 (Berman) and AB1930 (Reyes).

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UNITE-LA Today: R.E.A.L. Coalition and UNITE-LA

Last month, UNITE-LA supported the monthly R.E.A.L. EDWD Committee meeting, which featured a discussion with Ben Chida, Chief Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Office of the Governor.

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