“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach”
2011-11-11 · By Editor
Councilmember Steven Neal is inviting the public to the Long Beach Job Summit, entitled “Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Hotel Maya. The purpose of the summit is to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach. Discussion topics include long and short term strategies to address unemployment, workforce development and growing the Long Beach economy.
The summit will feature a keynote presentation on the Long Beach jobs environment by Dr. Dean Baker, Author and Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington D.C., discussing short and long-term strategies for job creation.
Also featured is “Building a Shared Plan of Action for Good Jobs in Long Beach;” a panel discussion on job creation, moderated by Pastor Wayne Chaney, President of the Long Beach Ministerial Alliance.
Confirmed panelists include:
- Long Beach City Councilmember Steven Neal
- Congresswoman Laura Richardson
- Assemblymember Warren Furitani – Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education and Workforce Development
- Robbie Hunter – Executive Secretary, Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building Trades Council
- Mario Cordero – Federal Maritime Commissioner
- Shaun Lumachi, Chairman, Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board
- Lindsay Hughes – McDonald’s Owner/Operator,
The Long Beach Job Summit is Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:30 p.m at Hotel Maya 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach CA, 90802.
The event is co-sponsored by Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, The Long Beach Ministerial Alliance, and the California Endowment.
“It’s about time that we, as leaders, work together to create a shared plan of action to put Long Beach residents to work,” said Councilmember Steven Neal. “Long Beach residents are struggling, and we all need to keep pushing until we find a solution.”