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Steve Nissen / Chair’s Welcome Message 2020-21
I am humbled to be selected as the 2020-21 Chair of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation. My term begins in the midst of one of the greatest moments...
LAEDC Welcomes New Chair Steve Nissen and Names Stephen Cheung as COO
Rudy Medina, the President of U.S. Bank’s Southern California Market will serve as LAEDC’s Vice Chair, and Dr. Dianne Harrison, President of CSUN concludes her term as LAEDC Chair LOS...
Letter to LAEDC members from outgoing Chair, Dr. Dianne Harrison
As I step down as chair of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation for 2019–20, I would like to express my thanks for the privilege of serving in this...
Biocom’s 2020 Economic Impact Report highlights the growth of lifesciences industry in CA
LAEDC partner Biocom, an organization dedicated to assisting business growth and hiring in the region’s lifesciences/biosciences industry has published a new report on the increasing size of the industry in...
Business owners with property damage from civil unrest asked to register for aid by County of LA
LA County Office of Emergency Management asks business owners with damages due to civil unrest to register online as first step towards disaster aid The Los Angeles County Office of...
L.A. City Council votes to Expand Access for Minority and Small Business via online portal
Move connects small and underserved businesses with procurement opportunities to create a more equitable business environment in Los Angeles. Congratulations for this important step forward to the City of Los...
Equal access to internet broadband must be addressed: LAEDC supports Broadband Infrastructure and Distance Learning Bond Act of 2020
Homeschooling and work-from-home mandates have laid bare the cruel condition that too many California households and students have neither reliable internet service nor the hardware to participate and advance. ____________________...
Statement by LAEDC CEO Bill Allen in Support of Marchers and the Need for Systemic Change to Achieve Racial Justice and Equity
Like so many of you, the past week has been a struggle for me and my LAEDC colleagues. It began with the tragedy of the murder of George Floyd as...
Foreign investment drives California manufacturing jobs, according to 5th annual FDI Report from WTCLA
Over 730,000 direct jobs in California are at foreign-owned firms, according the World Trade Center LA 2020 FDI report, underscoring how important FDI and international connections are to the state’s...
April jobs numbers released for LA County: 20% unemployment
California EDD today released it’s April jobs data. The unadjusted unemployment rate for the LA County region was 20.3 percent in April 2020. “While these figures are concerning, they do...
LAEDC Economic Update webinarsOctober 01, 2020 12:00 am
LAEDC's Economic Impact of COVID webinars are moving to the Monday after every third Friday.
Workforce Development meetings at CCWOctober 01, 2020 8:00 am
Center for a Competitive Workforce convenes community colleges with industry in meetings to support program development and work based…
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