Councilor Luis Tejada Joins Latino Policymakers In Los Angeles for Naleo Discussions

Councilor Luis Tejada joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and 50 community college trustees, municipal level officials, and state legislators from throughout the country for the NALEO National Policy Institute on Workforce Development in Los Angeles from March 29-30, 2019.

Councilor Luis Tejada.

The convening provided Luis Tejada and Latino policymakers from across the
nation with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge around current workforce
issues and discuss various approaches to strengthen their jurisdictions’
workforce development. Over two-days,
Luis Tejada addressed ways to strengthen innovative and successful workforce
development policies and best practices that drive economic success in the
labor market for their constituents, communities, and regions.

Tejada, Chelsea District 2 City Councilor,
said, “My need to be here was to learn how we can help ALL of our constituents
have a more fruitful life and provide for our families in spite of the forces,
like technology and other created future challenges, that are threatening to
hold us back.”

During the Institute, Tejada networked with
other Latino leaders, strengthened their governance skills, and exchanged

policies and ideas around effective ways to address pressing workforce
development issues. Topics addressed
during the convening included:

• Preparing Latinos for the Workforce of
Tomorrow: National Workforce Landscape
and Projections;

• The Engine of Change and Economic Growth:
Embracing Transformative Technology;

• Supporting the Current and Future Latino
Workforce: Turning Skills into Careers; and

• Industry Sector
Strategies: Healthcare, Advanced
Manufacturing and Service.

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Councilor Luis Tejada Joins Latino Policymakers In Los Angeles for Naleo Discussions

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