The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs (The L.A. Coalition) is an independent, bipartisan membership organization, established in 2009, to bring together leaders from the region’s business, labor, academic and nonprofit communities to advance sound policy initiatives that will help to responsibly grow the economy and create quality jobs throughout the L.A. region.

Los Angeles’ history has shown that in key moments the region’s leaders have come together to ensure that L.A. is the top region to invest in, develop skilled and confident entrepreneurs and drive creative and innovative ideas through an educated workforce.


Facilitate​​ the Movement of People, Goods, Services and Information

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Position L.A. as a Competitive Location that Produces Prosperity for Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Citizens

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Promote Quality of Life Standards

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The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs Statement

Statement from the Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs As business and civic leaders in Los Angeles we have the opportunity and responsibility to help make choices which will determine the greatness of this region. We do not take these privileges for granted. Every elected official who represents…

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The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs Endorses Measure EE

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobsis endorsing Measure EE and urging voters to vote for the local funding measure on the June 4, 2019 ballot.  If passed, the measure will provide the Los Angeles Unified School District a new revenue stream for the next 12 years to…

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L.A. Business Journal Op-Ed – What’s Next? Blue Economy, New Space

Los Angeles Business Journal By Jonathan Woetzel and Michael H. Kelly Friday, November 23, 2018 What’s Next? Blue Economy, ‘New Space’  An “innovation cluster” of researchers and startups is starting to form in long underutilized warehouses at the Port of Los Angeles, in pursuit of the idea that the planet’s…

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Getting L.A.’s Economy Moving – LABJ December 2012


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The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs – Weekly Update – September 11, 2017

Last month I wrote a weekly update on the emergence of Smart Cities in a few forward looking cities in the United States and decided to look into who may be focused on this issue in the L.A. region. I have discovered, working with two FUSE Corps Fellows, that though…

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