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Economic Development & Workforce Education

Economic Development & Workforce Education

EDWE logoThe Office of Economic Development and Workforce Education (EDWE) at Los Angeles City College works collaboratively with internal and both public and private sector partners throughout Los Angeles County to transform communities through excellence in career education. With the support of businesses, industry partners, and a variety of LAUSD schools, LACC is bridging the gap between a competitively skilled and competent workforce, and new, evolving workplace demands.

EDWE is empowered to provide exceptional, targeted programs and services by the administration of federal, state, and local level grants, and various workforce-related projects. EDWE facilitates the provision of a broad spectrum of pathways, resources, training, and tools for students, professionals, and businesses including:

  • Career Technical Education (CTE)
  • Dual Enrollment programs
  • Student internships
  • LACC Apprenticeship Initiative
  • Career advancement services
  • Job preparation and readiness support

The EDWE staff and strategy are committed to a sustainable effort toward:

  • Broadening educational and career exploration opportunities to improve student persistence.
  • Enhancing education programs by providing resources to modernize and expand opportunities for our students.
  • Creating and strengthening partnerships by promoting, engaging, and committing to collaborations that increase enrollment and employability.

 Live Chat With This Department

Mon, Wed, Fri: 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Tue, Thurs: 12:00PM - 3:00PM

Video chat with Career Technical Education on Cranium Cafe

 Contact Us

      AD 208A
      (323) 953-4000 ext. 2594


The campus is currently closed due to the COVID-19 virus Stay at Home orders.

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our Administration and Staff page for contact information, and email our team today!

 Office Hours

      Monday – Friday:

      8:00am – 5:00pm

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911