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UNITE-LA Today: Pen to Paper

We applaud the REAL Coalition for issuing three Education & Workforce Development related support letters recently.

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UNITE-LA Today: California 2023-24 State Budget

The California State Legislature approved a $310 billion 2023-24 state budget, which was signed by Gov. Newsom.

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UNITE-LA Today: Survey Says

Earlier this year, UNITE-LA held its inaugural Business Interest Policy Survey to gauge business organizations' policy interests around cradle-through-career Education & Workforce Development (EDWD).

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UNITE-LA Today: Proud of Our Boss!

President of UNITE-LA, Alysia Bell, has been voted into the position of Co-Vice Chair for the California Stewardship Network (CSN) 2023 Executive Committee. Alysia will hold the position for the next two years.

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UNITE-LA Today: 2022 Opportunity Youth Impact Report Released

The L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) recently released its 2022 OYC Impact Report. Co-convened by the Alliance for Children's Rights, John Burton Advocates for Youth and UNITE-LA, the L.A. OYC builds partnerships across sectors to improve education and employment outcomes for transition-age foster youth (TAY).

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UNITE-LA Today: Breaking Barriers

UNITE-LA attended the Breaking Barriers by Building Partnerships Convening hosted by the Foundation for California Community Colleges in San Diego last month.

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UNITE-LA Today: Avantus Cleantech Career Academy Gets Spotlight

UNITE-LA President, Alysia Bell, and Senior Vice President of Programming, Bridget Netter, joined Roberta Connors, director of HR for Avantus, to present the Avantus Cleantech Career Academy during a breakout session at the California Workforce Association's Annual Spring Conference in San Diego.

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UNITE-LA Today: My Pathway to Health

UNITE-LA’s My Pathway to Health program launched last month with 30 participants. This paid, three-part program provides opportunity youth, ages 18-24, pathways into careers in allied health care. Throughout the program, participants are supported by staff, mentors and their peers. The first part of the program takes place over five weeks, where participants hear from professionals and educators in the health care field and explore career and educational opportunities as certified nursing assistants, phlebotomists, community health workers and Medi-Cal peer support specialists. They will then meet with mentors and staff to help support their decision-making process and complete the application process for the educational program of their choice.

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UNITE-LA Today: Avantus Cleantech Career Academy Graduation

On June 12, UNITE-LA celebrated the first cohort of the Avantus Cleantech Career Academy.

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Did You Know? L.A. College Promise

In his 2016 State of the City address, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the L.A. College Promise, a landmark initiative to improve college going rates among Los Angeles youth.

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