EWD

Education & Workforce Development Council


clientuploads/Council Icons/EWD.pngThe Education & Workforce Development Policy Council convenes local business leaders interested in partnering with educators in an effort to improve public education, expand access to higher education and develop a 21st century workforce capable of competing in a global economy. 

As a result of the current economic climate, the Council is focused on boosting job recovery for today's workforce while preparing future generations of workers. 

>> Read the Education & Workforce Development Council's 2017 priorities. 


 NEXT MEETING:

What's Next for Children's Health?

Sept. 8, 2017
10 - 11:30 a.m.



In the '90s, nearly two million of California's children did not have health insurance. Now, after decades of work on the federal, state and local levels, California is closer than ever to ensuring that all children have health care. Yet, these significant advancements are in jeopardy as the federal administration discusses policies that could dismantle much of the progress made.

Please join us for a conversation around children's health and the policies that affect it. Speakers include Maryjane Puffer, executive director, The Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health, and Richard Figueroa, health and human services director, California Endowment, who will discuss how pivotal changes in funding for the health care industry are impacting the trajectory of our children's success.


 TENTATIVE 2017 DATES

This council meets most second Fridays of the month, 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the L.A. Area Chamber.

 DATE Jan. 20 Feb. 20 April 14 June 9 Aug. 11 Sept. 8 Oct. 13 Nov.17
 LOCATION Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber  Chamber Chamber

*Council meetings are open to Chamber members only.  


 

For more information, contact Candace Nafissi, 213.580.7598. 

 

 

 

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