LA’s Community Colleges Form Center to Inform Career Education Programs

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In response to the growing concern about the fast transitioning economy and job markets, which are becoming increasingly more technical and specialized, LA County’s 19 Community Colleges have agreed to launch and co-invest in the region’s first Center for a Competitive Workforce, which will be housed at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC).  The Center will deliver on the vision of the statewide Strong Workforce Program with new and better coordination by combining research on the supply of and demand for talent, which may incite changes across the state in how Strong Workforce is implemented.

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Community Colleges and Industry: Collaborating

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This new video shows how manufacturers can work with a community college to give grads specific skills, and establish a direct path to employment. This type of collaboration helps local industry overcome skills gaps they see in the local workforce, and provides students with a high percentage of placement success and career pathways.

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