About the LA Chamber

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce champions economic prosperity and quality of life for the Los Angeles region by being the voice of business, promoting collaboration and helping members grow.

 

THE CHAMBER REPRESENTS

AND, EACH YEAR WE DELIVER

  • The interests of more than 235,000 businesses in L.A. County
  • More than 1,650 members
  • More than 650,000 employees
  • Small, medium and large-sized companies
  • Businesses from more than 35 industry sectors
  • More than 40,000 direct referrals to member companies
  • 120 plus business and professional development programs
  • More than 25 advocacy and signature events
  • Nearly 100 graduates participating in our civic leadership programs
  • More than 10,000 job opportunities and internships for L.A. youth

 

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Fix Our Roads

During our ACCESS Sacramento trip, the Chamber stood with Gov. Jerry Brown, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon at a press conference unveiling the debut of the outline of a long-sought transportation funding agreement. The $52 billion package over 10 years will increase the State’s gas tax for the first time in 23 years and create a separate vehicle fee, which will go towards the $130 billion backlog of fixes to state and local roads. Our crumbling infrastructure is a threat to our economy and the mobility of our residents while costing frustrated motorists hundreds of extra dollars a year in car repairs.

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Member Spotlight

Tapping the talents of unique populations

Chamber member Goodwill Southern California believes that any individual can contribute to the workforce. Join them Aug. 31 for "Tapping the Talents of Unique Populations," a breakfast forum bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss regional employment needs and strategies for developing skills and increasing career mobility for historically under-represented segments of the workforce. Breakfast will be provided and networking is encouraged. RSVP NOW.

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What's Happening Now

Statement: L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce Commends CSU Course Requirement Changes

August 4, 2017

LOS ANGELES, CA —Earlier this week, the California State University System (CSU) released an executive order that changes the way students are placed into English and mathematics courses during their first year, changes the Early Start Program for students who need to build academic skills and outlines new models of developmental education. In... READ MORE

In The News

Housing, battling racism and a municipal bank top agenda for L.A. council president

To address the housing crisis facing Angelenos, Wesson said he wanted a new commission to come up with strategies to make it easier to build affordable housing. The commission, created in partnership with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, could explore everything from speeding up permits to repurposing shipping containers, Wesson said.

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