Long Beach Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network

RFP for Youth WorkForce Program Available Next Month; Mandatory Meeting April 9

pacific-gateway Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network, a public agency dedicated to providing workforce programs to local youth, is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to help serve youth that are in-school but at-risk, or who have dropped out of school.

Board of Harbor Commissioners Honors Contractors With Community Partner Awards

harbor-community-partner-aw Ten building contractors were recognized Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners for hiring the most Long Beach residents for construction jobs at the Port of Long Beach’s Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project.

LBPD Provides Tips For a Safe Graduation and Summer Vacation

graduation-cap-900x600 With Long Beach high school graduation ceremonies beginning, the Long Beach Police Department would like to congratulate graduates and parents, yet remind them about the dangers associated with celebrating irresponsibly, and provide tips to keep them safe:

Pacific Gateway Annual Summer Youth Jobs Program Begins

Hire a Youth The Pacific Gateway’s goal is to place youth in summer  jobs and internships through the Hire-A-Youth program in Long Beach. The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network kicked off its summer Youth Jobs Program. Each year, the program provides hundreds of youth in Long Beach and Signal Hill with valuable work experience, and also provides businesses with eager, job-ready workers.

Hire-A-Youth Program will Help 500 Teens Get Summer Jobs

Hire a Youth The Pacific Gateway’s goal is to place 500 youth this summer in jobs and internships through the Hire-A-Youth program in Long Beach. The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network today kicked off its Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment program. 

CSULB Program Provides Laid Off LBUSD Teachers Opportunity to Earn Special Education Credential at No Cost

csulb-mba Princeton Review’s ‘Best 300 Business Schools When Cherrell Harris was laid off after more than seven years of employment with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), it was both surprising and heartbreaking. “I knew layoffs were coming, but I never considered it really happening to me,” said Harris. 

Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network Kicks Off Annual Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment Program

hire-a-youth The Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network today kicked off its Hire-A-Youth Summer Internship and Employment program, which benefits young job seekers as well as businesses. The program provides hundreds of young people with valuable work experience, and also provides businesses with flexible workers who have attained a National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC).

Laid Off LBUSD Teachers Offered Support From CSULB Through Single-Subject Credentials

csulb_logo-250x232 In an effort to assist laid-off teachers from the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) is offering single-subject credentials in foundational level mathematics and general science through its College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE).

It’s Not Too Late for Businesses to Hire-A-Youth Through LB Summer Work Program

Hire a Youth Jobs Program The Hire-A-Youth program matches job-ready youth with local employers.  Employers can still participate in the 2011 program, which is offered and supported by the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network. “I would encourage other businesses to participate,” said Vicki Arreguin, Director of Sales at Hotel Current in Long Beach.

Mayor Foster Appoints Rich Dines and Doug Drummond to Harbor Commission

bob-foster-th Mayor Bob Foster Mayor Bob Foster announced Tuesday that he has appointed Rich Dines and Doug Drummond to the City’s Harbor Commission. “I’m pleased to appoint Rich Dines and Doug Drummond to the Harbor Commission,” said Mayor Foster.

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