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Submission Deadline:
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 4:00pm (PDT)

Notice of Intent Deadline:  Friday, July 12
Proposers' Conference RSVP Deadline:  Monday, July 1


This RFQ solicits proposals from organizations that can demonstrate the ability to provide support services to compliment work experience/employment opportunities which can support the City of Los Angeles Prison to Employment (P2E) grant. Successful proposers will be placed on a pre-qualified list of service providers that will be eligible to subcontract with WorkSource Centers or with the City for the delivery of services on a contracted fee for service basis. Qualified proposers may also have an opportunity to partner with a WorkSource Center or with the City in the submission of future grant applications.

The P2E Initiative is a state grant program designed to create a system of integration between workforce and reentry services in California’s 14 labor regions. The goal is to improve labor market outcomes by creating a systemic and ongoing partnership between rehabilitative programs within California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the state workforce system by bringing CDCR under the policy umbrella of the State Workforce Plan.

As a part of City of Los Angeles' implementation of the regional P2E grant, the EWDD will establish P2E HUBS at five WorkSource Centers in the South LA, Central LA, Southeast LA/Watts, East LA, and San Fernando Valley regional areas. The five HUBS will be selected by a separate Request for Information solely for procured WorkSource System providers. WorkSource and YouthSource providers are not eligible to apply for this RFQ.


The full RFQ and all related documents and forms may be downloaded through the Los Angeles Business Assistance Virtual Network (LABAVN).
**Registration is required for access**

review the Register a New Account on BAVN Guide for further assistance



Proposers' Conference

A proposers’ conference is scheduled to review the RFQ document, discuss requirements and answer questions. City staff will not provide assistance regarding a proposer’s specific individual submission. All prospective proposers are required to RSVP for the conference by email. Please bring your own copy of the RFQ as copies will not be provided.
RSVP by: Monday, July 1
email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using "2019 P2E RFQ – Proposers Conference RSVP" in the subject line. Include full names of all individuals attending, not to exceed 3

The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities. To request an accommodation for the proposers’ conference, contact EWDD by calling 213-744-9351 at least 72 hours in advance. Hearing-impaired persons requiring assistive devices at the conference can communicate their request via the EWDD’s TTY/TDD telephone number at 213-744-9395.

Conference Date: Tuesday, July 2 - 10:00am
Economic & Workforce Development Department
6th Floor Conference Room
1200 West 7th Street, Los Angeles 90017


Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is open beginning July 3 through July 26. All technical assistance questions must be submitted by e-mail only. Please identify the RFQ title on the subject line of your message. The proposer’s question must identify the page and section of the subject matter.

To ensure fair and consistent distribution of information, all questions will be answered by regularly updated Q&A documents posted to LABAVN.org. No individual answers will be given.

Final day to submit questions: Friday, July 26 - 5:00pm (PDT)
email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using "2019 P2E RFQ – Technical Assistance Request" in the subject line


Mandatory Notice of Intent to Submit Proposal

In order to more efficiently manage the number of potential respondents to this RFQ, submission of a Notice of Intent to Submit Proposal form (Exhibit IV) is mandatory. The form may be submitted by email only.

Deadline to Submit Intent Form: Friday, July 12 - 5:00pm (PDT)
email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using "2019 P2E RFQ – Notice of Intent to Submit" in the subject line