Education

March 6, 2014

Bill Allen, Eric Garcetti Salute Blackstone’s LaunchPad Los Angeles

The LAEDC hosted a February 21st announcement of Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s gift to bring its student-entrepreneurship program—Blackstone LaunchPad.

August 1, 2012

Councilman Steve Madison Opines on Pasadena’s General Plan Update

City Councilmember Steve Madison is one of the lawmakers responsible for shaping the general plan of Pasadena. In an interview with TPR, Madison details his plans to make public education a pillar of the City’s mission.

November 3, 2011

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom: Regaining California’s Place as America’s Opportunity Capital

Snap out of it, California! Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom spoke with Bill Allen, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, on the trajectories of the California economy. The Golden State once led the U.S. in job growth, but these figures have slumped since the 1980s. Lt. Gov. Newsom holds that the green economy, trade, manufacturing, and a skilled workforce will play strongly towards ensuring California's future prosperity.

July 13, 2015

Svonkin: LACCD $6-Billion Building Program Now Focuses on District’s 'Needs' Instead of 'Wants'

Scott Svonkin provides a status report on LACCD build-out and renovations, which were thrown into question due to accusations of fraud before he joined the board.

December 18, 2014

Long Beach Mayor Garcia On Civic Engagement & Economic Development

Robert Garcia addresses the City’s long overdue CalPERs pension payouts, data-driven decision-making, and the mayor’s initiatives in education.

July 11, 2013

Bill Witte’s Commencement Remarks to Graduates of Penn’s School of Design and Planning

Real Estate developer Bill Witte's commencement remarks to the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Design class of 2013.

March 29, 2012

Mayor Richard Daley: The Vital Role of Metropolitan Regions in Boosting Exports

Former Mayor of Chicago Richard Daley spoke at the Global Cities Initiative on March 21—a joint project of Brookings and JPMorgan Chase. Mayor Daley focuses on the steps major US cities must take to compete for jobs, business, and branding at an international scale, pointing to his efforts as Mayor to revive Chicago’s economic horizon. Through education, infrastructure, and public-private partnerships, cities can prepare for an interconnected world.

June 1, 2011

SCI-Arc Purchases Campus Site; L.A. Arts District Also a Winner

SCI-Arc Board Chair and local attorney Jerry Neuman details the process by which the world renowned school put down roots in the Arts District of Downtown L.A.

November 21, 2006

USC Looks Beyond Ivory Tower to Revitalize & Engage Surrounding South L.A. Communities

With a new arena, new development, and a steadfast dedication to the community, USC is reaching out under the direction of Carolyn Webb de Macias.

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