Vice Chancellor Economic & Workforce Development
App Design Revolution
Featured Project
Industry Talent Generator
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Business / Industry Intermediaries &
Special Projects:

Green-W.E.S.T. Alliance
West Coast Motion
Los Angeles Green Business Certification LA Green Business Certification
Small Business Dream Center
Van de Kamp Innovation Campus Van de Kamp International Education & Workforce Development Innovation Campus
NexTrendinLA Conference NexTrendinLA
California Clean Energy Regional Consortia
USC Ed Network
LAPD Career Pathways
LA Regional Career Pathways
App Design Revolution App Design Revolution
App Design Revolution Employment Training Panel (ETP)
AB 288 in LA

Grant Opportunities:
InnovationMaker 3 Grant Opportunity

FACT SHEET: Investing $90 Million through Apprenticeship USA to Expand Proven Pathways into the Middle Class

Upcoming ETA Funding Competitive Opportunities

Upcoming Webinars and Funding Opportunities for Hispanic Serving Institutions

Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants

Department of Labor

EDD Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals

CA Chancellor's Office

CA Dept of Education

News & Events:
June 2016 - Dr. Chito leads the final meeting between LACCD and LAUSD to reach support for the AB 288 Concurrent Enrollment agreement. Click here for the Gallery.

April 26, 2016 - LACCD/EWD co-hosts a Baxalta Career Fair with many major bio-tech companies throughout Southern California. The event was held at the VDK Innovation Campus. Click here for the Photo Gallery

April 2016, Dr. Chito meets with the leadership of Charles Drew University to develop the framework of a community-focused regional healthcare initiative. This program will include technology-based solutions, a dual-enrollment component that leads to a guaranteed enrollment, and business-driven mentorship and industry trends presentations.

Mar 25, 2016, Dr. Chito co-hosts the Industry Talent Generator meeting with BizFed and Metro. Discussion focused on creating a pipeline of talent for targeted industry sectors.
Click here for more details.

Mar 2016, LACCD (with Trustee Svonkin, Chancellor Rodriguez, and Dr. Chito Cajayon) hosted a BizFed Roundtable with California Superintendent Torlakson. The meeting included local business leaders and discussed regional workforce development and educational strategies. Click here for more details.

Feb 2016, Dr. Chito and the LACCD Chancellor host the first meeting of the AB 288 initiative. The meeting included LAUSD's Chief Academic Officer, administrators and faculty. Click here for more details.

Feb 2016, Dr. Chito successfully passes his 360-evaluation with a 4.8 average (unofficial) score… out of 5!!!

Dr. Chito presents a Keynote Address for the Make Change Awards, Dec 2015. Click here for more details

LACCD just secured $1.02m in Employment Training Panel funds. Click here for more details...

Dr. Chito Cajayon is appointed in October 2015 onto the ACCJC Accreditation Team that will visit Napa Valley College under the new standards.

Press Conference to announce $15m CCPT Grant award, June 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Metro Headquarters, Click here for the Photo Gallery

LACCD awarded $15m CCPT Grant, May 26, 2015, Click here for more details...

LACCD hosts an Accreditation Workshop for the CalWORKS Program Administrators, April 24, 2015. Click here for more details...

Dr. Chito Cajayon presents to CDE the LACCD $15m CCPT Grant Application, April 22, 2015, Click here for more details...

LACCD co-chairs the first BizFed Workforce Development Committee, Jan 2015.

LACCD is awarded an AB 86 Adult Education Regional Consortium Planning Grant ($1,751,663) in collaboration with local Unified School Districts.


Grant Awards:

The EWD Office is always competing to secure local, state, and federal resources for LACCD and its community colleges.

Click here for a list of grant awards that have helped district colleges in meeting their educational interests...

About the Vice Chancellor:

Dr. Chito Cajayon Dr. Chito Cajayon is the Vice Chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District's (LACCD) Economic & Workforce Development Department. He brings close to 20 years of workforce and economic development experience to the district, which he applies on a daily basis to develop local, regional, and statewide initiatives. Dr. Cajayon holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Cal State University-Long Beach, a Certification in website development, a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Cal State University-Dominguez Hills, and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California.

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Department Resources:

Los Angeles Community College District

LACCD Strategic Plan 2012 - 2017

LACCD Mission and Core Values

EWD Service Outcomes

LAEDC Economic Outlook

Marketing Materials

EWD's Gram Tracker

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Congresswoman Judy Chu
(32nd district), Chito Cajayon,
GreenWEST Alliance meeting
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September 2013:
Dr. Chito Cajayon with Secretary of Labor
Tom Perez at LATTC Dept. of Labor
$19m grant announcement
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LA Regional Career Pathways LAPD Career Pathways