Draft WDB Annual Plan for Program Year 2017-18
The City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board's draft Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) 2017-2018 Annual Plan was released for public review and comment on Friday, April 14, 2017.

The Annual Plan covers the service strategies, activities and budget for the City’s Workforce Development System. The report serves as the budget and operational plan, outlining how the City will deliver workforce development services to jobseekers, laid off workers, youth/young adults, as well as connect local and regional employers with a qualified, work-ready pool of candidates and workers.

The Plan defines the policies and specifies the goals regarding how the Workforce Development System will meet the objectives of promoting a trained workforce with access to good jobs and a strong business/employer regional economy.

The $64 million plan funds:
  • 16 WorkSource Centers & 2 satellite sites, annually serving nearly 30,000 adult jobseekers
  • 13 YouthSource Centers, annually serving nearly 10,000 youth and young adults
  • HIRE LA's Youth Employment Initiative, providing 15,500 youth with internships, employment and summer jobs
  • JobsLA.org jobs search engine
  • Other training and workforce initiatives including special outreach and services to populations underrepresented in the workforce, including: persons with disabilities, foster youth, ex-offenders, homeless youth, linguistically isolated adults, men of color, single parents, transgender and non-conforming persons and older workers
  • Specialized training programs for jobs in the region's growth industries
  • Regional planning efforts to align the seven workforce development systems within Los Angeles County

The Draft 2017-18 Annual Plan will be available for public comments for 30 days, ending on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Review the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Board Draft Year 18 Annual Plan for Program Year 2017-2018

This story is part of the EWDD UPDATES Newsletter from the week of 4/17/2017. Read this issue and more.