On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the City launched the new Boyle Heights/East WorkSource Center. Located at 1505 E. First Street, the center is the newest of the network of 17 WorkSource Centers located throughout Los Angeles. The WorkSource Centers are funded primarily through $36 million in federal and locally leveraged funding.
November 10, 2014
KCBS-TV News Reporter Dave Lopez interviewed Jimmy Lee, EWDD Tech Specialist, about JobsLA.org - a new free online search engine for job seekers and employers with thousands of listings in the Los Angeles area.
Over 10,000 youth placed in paid work experience, summer jobs & paid internships
Hire LA’s Youth is an exciting summer program focused on providing young adults between the ages of 14-24 an opportunity to gain job experience that leads them on their career pathway. Through the passion and commitment of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, this program has doubled the amount to 10,000 summer workers. Youth worked in local Boys & Girls Clubs, schools, banks, auto repair shops, and even construction sites.
Wells Fargo has the distinction of being one of the founding corporate partners of the HIRE LA’s Youth Initiative established in 2006
By now an end-of-the-summer tradition, Wells Fargo hosted its annual HIRE LA’s Youth Intern Networking Luncheon in downtown Los Angeles. In attendance were distinguished guests, panelists and Wells Fargo team members, as well as 16 current interns and 15 former interns (2007-2013) who are actively pursuing careers in financial services, economics, business administration, marketing, human resource management, education, film/media and environmental/public policy.